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Oral Glucose Tolerance Test During Pregnancy
... What is the oral glucose tolerance test? The oral glucose tolerance test is performed to screen for gestational diabetes. This test involves quickly drinking a sweetened liquid (called Glucola), which...
Source: Cleveland Clinic

Gestational Diabetes
... Gestational diabetes is a condition characterized by high blood glucose (sugar) levels that are discovered during pregnancy. About 3%-5% of all pregnant women in the U.S. are diagnosed with gestationa...
Source: Cleveland Clinic

Blood Glucose ("blood sugar") Test
... What is a blood glucose test? A blood glucose test is a blood test that screens for diabetes by measuring the level of glucose (sugar) in a person’s blood. How can one tell if I have diabetes by exami...
Source: Cleveland Clinic

Overview
... Gestational diabetes is a type of diabetes that occurs only during pregnancy. Like other forms of diabetes, gestational diabetes affects the way your body uses blood sugar (glucose) — your body'...
Source: MayoClinic

Diabetes Overview
... Almost everyone knows someone who has diabetes. An estimated 18.2 million people in the United States--6.3 percent of the population--have diabetes, a serious, lifelong condition. Of those, 13 million...
Source: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

Preguntas frecuentes acerca de la diabetes
... La diabetes es un trastorno del metabolismo - la forma en que nuestros organismos usan los alimentos digeridos para el crecimiento y la obtención de energía. La mayor parte de los alimentos que consum...
Source: National Women's Health Information Center

Diabetes
... Simply stated, diabetes means the body has lost its main source of fuel, and the body cannot survive without fuel. Diabetes is a condition in which the pancreas, a little organ near the stomach that p...
Source: National Women's Health Information Center

   

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