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Gestational diabetes increases maternal risk of type 2 diabetes a decade later
eMediNexus,  13 September 2018
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#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Obstetrics and Gynecology #Pathology and Lab Medicine #Pediatrics

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 According to a study published September 11, 2018 in JAMA, high blood sugar during pregnancy, even if did not meet cut-off for diagnosis of gestational diabetes were significantly more likely to have developed type 2 diabetes a decade after pregnancy when compared to women who did not have high blood sugar during pregnancy. Children of mothers with high blood sugar were more likely to be obese.


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