Study sheds light on gestational diabetes and future risks

06/4/2013 | MedPage Today (free registration)

A study in Nutrition & Diabetes found gestational diabetes patients who showed more signs of metabolic syndrome were nearly seven times as likely to develop subsequent diabetes over a decade than those with fewer signs. The findings suggest that evaluating traditional cardiovascular disease risk factors in such women may help better identify those at risk of future diabetes, researchers said.

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