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Belly Fat Linked to Gestational Diabetes Risk
Women in their first trimester who have high levels of abdominal fat are at increased risk for diabetes later in pregnancy, a new study suggests.
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Lifestyle changes or metformin reduce type 2 diabetes risk in women with gestational diabetes, US study shows
- Women with gestational diabetes have an increased risk of type 2 diabetes for years after giving birth, but intensive lifestyle changes or metformin therapy reduce this risk by more than a third, a...
A medical mystery for Mother's Day...
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Maternal gestational diabetes linked to autism risk for offspring
- A new study suggests that exposure to gestational diabetes while in utero could increase the risk of developing autism spectrum disorder for children.
Study finds gestational diabetes associated with greater risk of autism in children
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Air Pollution and Risk of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus
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Gestational Diabetes: Ultrasounds Overestimate LGA Risk
- Ultrasounds for women with gestational diabetes overestimate the risk for large-for-gestational-age infants and, regardless of the infant's actual weight, increase the odds of cesarean delivery.