Diabetes Blogs

Antipsychotics May Increase Diabetes Risk In Children

 Posted: July 24, 2015    Author: Georgina Tyburski

From healio.com

Children initiating treatment with second-generation antipsychotics are at increased risk for incident type 2 diabetes, especially among those using antidepressants, according to recent study findings published in JAMA Pediatrics.

“With such vast numbers of chi...

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Gestational Diabetes Drug Used In Pregnancy May Raise Babies’ Risk For Complications

 Posted: September 11, 2015    Author: Georgina Tyburski

A study published March 30 in JAMA Pediatrics links the use of glyburide in mothers with Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM) to more infant complications including increased visits to the intensive care unit and respiratory distress.   Glyburide (DiaBeta) is an oral tablet that patients prefer over injections of insulin to control...

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