Preemies may not be at greater risk of metabolic syndrome

03/18/2013 | DailyRx.com

Researchers reviewed 27 studies involving 17,030 preterm babies and 295,261 full-term babies and found that those who had been born prematurely were no more likely to suffer most symptoms of metabolic syndrome in adulthood than term babies. However, they noted that preterm-born adults were more prone to higher diastolic and systolic blood pressure and slightly increased levels of low-density lipoprotein. The findings appear in the journal Pediatrics.

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