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High Blood Sugar During Pregnancy Ups Risk of Mother’s Type 2 Diabetes, Child’s Obesity

Researchers followed mothers and their children 10-14 years after birth.
Bethesda, Maryland—(ENEWSPF)—September 11, 2018
Contact: Amy F. Reiter
Mothers with elevated blood gluc

ose during pregnancy – even if not high enough to meet the traditional definition of gestational diabetes – were significantly more likely to have developed type 2 diabetes a decade after pregnancy than their counterparts without high blood glucose.

For children born to mothers with elevated or normal glucose, researchers found no statistically significant difference between the . . .

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