endocrinology
Gestational diabetes

Pregnancy weight gain amplifies type 2 risk

Obese mothers who develop gestational diabetes while pregnant and put on more weight after giving birth are 43 times more likely to develop type 2 diabetes compared to leaner women, results of an 18 year study show.  The analysis of 1,695 women with gestational diabetes (GDM) identified  259 cases of type 2 diabetes (T2D) during up to ...

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