What is the Link between Adherence to a Healthy Lifestyle & the Risk of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus?

Research Paper Title Adherence to Healthy Lifestyle and Risk of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus: Prospective Cohort Study. Study Question Is a healthy lifestyle profile before pregnancy associated with a reduced risk of gestational diabetes? Summary Answer Compared with women who did not meet any of the low risk factors assessed (healthy body weight, healthy diet, regular… Read More


Thanks Dad!

Fathers, as well as mothers, can pass on a propensity to obesity if they themselves have been starved. That a gestating mother’s environment can have a permanent effect on the physiology of her offspring is well established. The children of Dutch women who were pregnant during the “Hunger Winter” of 1944, for example, suffer much… Read More