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Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM), part 1 – Screening/Diagnosis

Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM) – diagnosis Pregnancy can be difficult enough without the challenge of an added complication like gestational diabetes to make you worry about harming your unborn child and setting yourself up for a difficult and/or dangerous labor … Continue reading

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What is the impact of sugar/carbohydrate intake?

We rarely stop to think about how remarkable the human body is at managing everything we put in our mouths.  There are intricate mechanisms for maintaining an appropriate balance (homeostasis) of innumerable electrolytes, vitamins, minerals, and nutrients.  There are probably … Continue reading

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