News by category: gestational diabetes

As a recipient of last year’s Mater Research Grant for Outstanding Women, Dr Shelley Wilkinson  is passionate about supporting women to have healthy pregnancies and...

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08
Mar

Women supporting women

As part of World Diabetes Day, an Australian Diabetes Society’s (ADS) research grant recipient discusses her work in diabetes and pregnancy and shares tips for women and...

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14
Nov

World Diabetes Day - Research uncovering link between gut health and pregnancy outcomes

Mater clinician and researcher Dr Shelley Wilkinson has been recognised by the Dietitians Association of Australia with the Research in Practice award for her work on...

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12
Jul

Award recognises best-practice management of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus

Little Amira Alwesi endured a potentially life-threatening journey in utero before she entered the world and thanks to the lifesaving care she received at Mater Mothers'...

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02
Apr

Baby Amira survives serious complications in utero

Did you know that at Mater Mothers 10 to 13 per cent of our maternity patients—about 1000 women a year—are treated for gestational diabetes?

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16
Jul

Check your risk this National Diabetes Week

Are you expecting and battling with the scales? Expectant mums with a BMI of more than 25 are welcome to take part in our new world-first study to investigate the...

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24
Apr

World-first gestational diabetes study looking for participants

Congratulations to Paralympic shooter Natalie Smith and husband Stuart who delivered their first child, son Daniel, at Mater Mothers' Hospital on Sunday.

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10
Apr

Rare birth for Paralympic shooter Natalie Smith

Expectant mothers who struggle with their weight can volunteer for a new study to investigate the effects of probiotics on preventing gestational diabetes.

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08
May

New study targets gestational diabetes

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