Women who give birth at a younger age may have higher diabetes risk

12/2/2013 | PhysiciansBriefing.com

A study in Diabetes Care found women who gave birth to their first child at age 19 or younger had a 23.8% prevalence of diabetes postmenopause, compared with 10.9% in those who had their first child at age 30 or older. However, researchers did not find a link between impaired fasting glucose and age at first childbirth.

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