Can We Prevent Preeclampsia?

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Preeclampsia refers to a pregnancy-specific medical condition where the woman experiences high blood pressure, high levels of protein in the urine, and abnormalities in the placenta around or after 20 weeks of pregnancy. Typically, this condition resolves after delivery, however, some women have postpartum preeclampsia and continue to have symptoms for several days or weeks

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Gestational Diabetes Mellitus

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What is Gestational Diabetes Mellitus? The definition of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is glucose intolerance recognized and diagnosed during pregnancy. This diagnosis is for women with any form of treatment, such as insulin and diet modifications, and whether the condition continues after pregnancy. GDM affects approximately 7 percent of all pregnancies, which is more than

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How can preeclampsia affect me and my baby?

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A preeclampsia diagnosis for a pregnant woman may increase anxiety of the outcome and health of herself and her baby. Preeclampsia is a potentially life-threatening condition and doesn’t have significantly noticeable symptoms. However, if you visit your doctor regularly and receive proper screening and testing, preeclampsia can be diagnosed and monitored for a positive outcome. Still,

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