Gestational diabetes raises obesity risk in youths

07/17/2013 | Family Practice News

Babies born to mothers with gestational or pregestational diabetes, particularly boys, had a greater likelihood of being overweight at age 17 than did those with nondiabetic mothers, Israeli researchers found. They noted that babies exposed in utero to maternal diabetes were substantially heavier and longer at birth compared with the control group. The findings were presented at the American Diabetes Association's annual meeting.

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