Navigation Links
Possible link between diabetes and pelvic girdle syndrome
Date:11/13/2008

Diabetes appears to be linked with an increased risk of pelvic girdle syndrome. This is shown in a new study from the Norwegian Institute of Public Health and Akershus University Hospital.

The study showed that five percent of women had had serious pelvic girdle syndrome (pain in both iliosacral ligaments and symphysis pubis) during their last pregnancy. Three percent of these women reported that they had diabetes, while diabetes was seen in only 0.5 percent of women who had not had severe pelvic girdle syndrome. Women with diabetes had therefore a seven times higher risk of severe pelvic girdle syndrome.

- Even after we controlled for other factors such as obesity, age and number of previous pregnancies, these numbers changed little, said Malin Eberhard-Gran, a doctor and researcher at the Norwegian Institute of Public Health.

Eberhard-Gran is the first author of the article "Diabetes mellitus and pelvic girdle syndrome in pregnancy - is there an association?" which is presented in the journal Acta Obstetrica et Gyneocologica. The study was done in collaboration with Professor Anne Eskild who is employed by the Norwegian Institute of Public Health and Akershus University Hospital.

More knowledge of hormones as cause

The etiology of pelvic girdle syndrome is largely unknown. Mechanical (e.g. different types of load), traumatic and hormonal factors are believed to be significant. Pelvic girdle syndrome often appears in the first half of pregnancy, a period in which mechanical factors are unlikely to have much influence. This strengthens the hypothesis that hormones are an important cause.

The hormone relaxin helps to soften the pelvic joint and has been associated with pelvic girdle syndrome problems. Relaxin belongs to the family of insulin-like growth factors. It has been shown that women with type I diabetes have increased levels of relaxin in pregnancy. This indicates that there may be a bi
'/>"/>

Contact: Media contact
info@fhi.no
Norwegian Institute of Public Health
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Fairbank Farms Voluntarily Recalls 85% Ground Round Beef Patties Sold Fresh from Shaws Due to Possible Health Risk
2. M.D. Anderson-led team reports possible key to autoimmune disease
3. AHRQ and FDA to Collaborate in Largest Study Ever of Possible Heart Risks with ADHD Medications
4. Possible safer target for anti-clotting drugs found
5. Jefferson researchers uncover new evidence of prolactins possible role in breast cancer
6. Why it is impossible for some to just say no
7. Saving Millions of Childrens Lives Is Possible
8. Mayo Clinic Proceedings article explores possible link between obesity and viral infections
9. Mayo Clinic reports possible new therapy for patients with platinum-resistant ovarian cancer
10. Help for California Fire Evacuees Possible Through Partnership for Prescription Assistance
11. Mayo Clinic study points to a possible biomarker for colon cancer in people 50 and under
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/17/2014)... gas prices rose in recent years, so did motorcyclist ... times of gas increases, more people start using motorcycles ... explained. They examined data gathered between 2002 and ... motorcycle registrations in the United States and the third ... a strong association between rising gas prices and an ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... News) -- Greater participation in music classes may benefit ... followed kids in the nonprofit Harmony Project, which provides ... Angeles. Over two years, children who actively participated ... brain processes speech and reading, compared to those with ... active participation in music classes occurred in the same ...
(Date:12/15/2014)... 2014 A recent survey found that ... as impacting skin health and beauty were: “Connections,” “climate,” ... care.” Water and health advocate and radio host Sharon ... describing the survey and the Four C’s.* Kleyne notes, ... category discussed would benefit from paying attention to one’s ...
(Date:12/15/2014)... Beach, FL (PRWEB) December 15, 2014 South ... , knows that holidays can be a daze of hassle, ... slips and falls while decking halls, to burns when making ... of holiday hazards that can happen at any time. To ... pain, MD Now has made a list of helpful and ...
(Date:12/15/2014)... Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter ... study should reassure the millions of American women who have ... cancer. "There is no association between migraine and breast ... of medicine at Harvard Medical School. "There is no positive ... is no protective effect either." About 18 percent of ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:When Gas Prices Go Up, So Do Motorcycle Accidents, Study Finds 2Health News:Music Classes Boost Language Skills, Study Says 2Health News:Water and health advocate Sharon Kleyne adds a “W” for fresh water to “four C’s of skin care” 2Health News:Water and health advocate Sharon Kleyne adds a “W” for fresh water to “four C’s of skin care” 3Health News:MD Now Urgent Care Presents Healthy Holiday Tips 2Health News:MD Now Urgent Care Presents Healthy Holiday Tips 3Health News: No Link Between Migraine, Breast Cancer Risk, Study Says 2
... ... ... Professions, in partnership with the Nassau County (N.Y.) Department of Health, will hold a H1N1 ... for all members of the NYIT community and their families, as well residents of the ...
... ... received approval for re-accreditation by the American College of Radiology (ACR) , ... Berkeley Heights (Vocus) February 2, ... American College of Radiology (ACR) for the period of January 2010 through January 2013. ...
... ... List , ... Ariz. (Vocus) February 2, 2010 -- A Tucson retirement community’s health center, Sonora at ... and World Report. The designation will appear in the national magazine’s February 2010 issue. ...
... , , , , BEIJING ... ( SVA),("Sinovac" or the "Company"), a leading China -based ... offering was,closed on February 2, 2010 . Sinovac received ... discounts and commissions and,estimated offering expenses payable by the Company, ...
... , , A new free ... residents save money on their medications at most pharmacies within the state. ... The Saints are going to the Super Bowl and we ... for our fellow Louisiana residents and offer the free drug ...
... ... in Next Two Years, According to New Report , ... La Jolla, Calif. (Vocus) February 2, 2010 -- The biomedical industry ... of innovation, job growth and revenue that will help lead the state to economic recovery, ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Nuclear Medicine at Summit Medical Group Earns ACR Re-Accreditation 2Health News:U.S. News & World Report Ranks Sonora at Splendido Among Top in Nation 2Health News:Sinovac Announces Closing of Common Share Offering 2Health News:Sinovac Announces Closing of Common Share Offering 3Health News:Who Dat Got Dem Free Drug Cards? 2Health News:Biomedical Industry Jobs Critical to California's Economic Recovery, Finds California Healthcare Institute and PricewaterhouseCoopers 2Health News:Biomedical Industry Jobs Critical to California's Economic Recovery, Finds California Healthcare Institute and PricewaterhouseCoopers 3Health News:Biomedical Industry Jobs Critical to California's Economic Recovery, Finds California Healthcare Institute and PricewaterhouseCoopers 4Health News:Biomedical Industry Jobs Critical to California's Economic Recovery, Finds California Healthcare Institute and PricewaterhouseCoopers 5Health News:Biomedical Industry Jobs Critical to California's Economic Recovery, Finds California Healthcare Institute and PricewaterhouseCoopers 6Health News:Biomedical Industry Jobs Critical to California's Economic Recovery, Finds California Healthcare Institute and PricewaterhouseCoopers 7
(Date:12/15/2014)... Dec. 15, 2014  Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... been added to the NASDAQ Biotechnology Index (NBI). ... become effective upon market open on December 22, ... designed to track the performance of a set ... biotechnology or pharmaceutical according to the Industry Classification ...
(Date:12/15/2014)... , Dec. 15, 2014  Stephen Squires, CEO ... Quantum Materials Corp (OTCQB:QTMM), will be speaking ... Quantum Materials (RCQM) on December 16th, 2014. The RCQM ... exotic nanomaterials in attracting top faculty and students and ... collaborate on research. "We have a ...
(Date:12/13/2014)... Dec. 11, 2014 Research and Markets ... of the "Drug Injection Devices to 2020" ... http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 As new ... expanding list of health conditions, drug developers have ... the administration process and increase the efficiency and ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Inovio Pharmaceuticals Added to NASDAQ Biotechnology Index 2Inovio Pharmaceuticals Added to NASDAQ Biotechnology Index 3Inovio Pharmaceuticals Added to NASDAQ Biotechnology Index 4Quantum Materials CEO Stephen Squires to Speak at Rice Center for Quantum Materials Launch 2Quantum Materials CEO Stephen Squires to Speak at Rice Center for Quantum Materials Launch 3Drug Injection Devices to 2020 2Drug Injection Devices to 2020 3Drug Injection Devices to 2020 4
... Giaconda Ltd (ASX: GIA) today,announced that the US ... Investigational New Drug application (IND),for the clinical development ... with Mycobacterium avium spp,paratuberculosis (MAP). , ,The Company ... therapy to be submitted to the FDA for ...
... 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --,Allos Therapeutics, Inc. today announced ... a favorable opinion of the Committee for,Orphan ... (EMEA),has granted orphan drug designation to the ... of patients with,peripheral T-cell lymphoma (PTCL). In ...
Cached Medicine Technology:FDA approves MyocondaR IND for MAP in Crohn's Disease 2FDA approves MyocondaR IND for MAP in Crohn's Disease 3FDA approves MyocondaR IND for MAP in Crohn's Disease 4Allos Therapeutics' PDX Granted Orphan Medicinal Product,Designation by the European Commission 2Allos Therapeutics' PDX Granted Orphan Medicinal Product,Designation by the European Commission 3Allos Therapeutics' PDX Granted Orphan Medicinal Product,Designation by the European Commission 4
...
...
Ascent Primary Knee System with cruciate retaining, posterior stabilized and constrained components...
Ascent Primary Knee System with cruciate retaining, posterior stabilized and constrained components...
Medicine Products: