A study presented at the American Diabetes Association's virtual Scientific Sessions found that there was almost a 50% higher risk for short interpregnancy interval of 18 months or less among women with a history of gestational diabetes, compared with those without gestational diabetes. According to lead researcher Ronald Anguzu, "intervening to lengthen these intervals might provide opportunity for preconception counseling as well as screening and management of type 2 diabetes -- optimizing glycemia that could be present in these patients."
Study examines pregnancy spacing, gestational diabetes
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