Maria Muccioli holds a BS in Biochemistry and a PhD in Molecular and Cell biology. She is a full-time faculty member at Stratford University and a part-time science writer at Diabetes Daily. She has been living well with type 1 diabetes for over a decade and is passionate about harnessing her formal research and teaching experiences to deliver up-to-date and evidence-based information to the diabetes community.
She is most passionate about new advances in research and technology, optimising diet to improve glycemic control, and helping women with diabetes gain the most relevant knowledge to achieve healthy pregnancies.
If you have pre-existing diabetes, you may be wondering, “Can I have a healthy pregnancy?” While the simple answer to this question is a resounding “yes!” there are some special considerations for women with diabetes who wish to become pregnant.