endocrinology
Obesity

Maternal obesity increases type 1 diabetes in offspring

Overweight and obesity among women increases the risk of type 1 diabetes in their offspring but only if neither parent has diabetes, research shows. The study of more than 1.2 million children born in Sweden between 1992 and 2004 found that having a mother who was obese during pregnancy (BMI≥30) was associated with an increase in risk of ...

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