In-utero exposure to diabetes increases risk of future type 2 diabetes in offspring


eMediNexus    12 June 2018

According to a study published online June 11, 2018 in JAMA Pediatrics, in-utero exposure to type 2 diabetes and gestational diabetes increased the risk for developing type 2 diabetes before the age of 30 compared with those who had no exposure to diabetes (3.19 vs 0.80 vs 0.26 cases per 1,000 person-years, respectively, p<0.001).

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