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Childbirth and Diabetes

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It’s All in the Genes: New Study Links Low Birth Weight and Type 2 Diabetes
Apr 11, 2010 | 
The first concrete evidence of a genetic link between low birth weight and the potential for developing type 2 diabetes has been published in the April 6 issue of the journal Nature Genetics. Scientists previously believed that lower birth weight babies were more at risk, but the cause remained unclear.
Pregnant Women Who Snore Are More Likely to Develop Diabetes
Jul 9, 2009 | 
Women who frequently snore-at least three nights a week-run a substantially higher risk of developing gestational diabetes during pregnancy than non-snorers.
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Low Birth Weight Could Increase Adult Risk of Diabetes
Apr 15, 2009 | 
A study in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism of The Endocrine Society says that low birth weight could be associated with a higher incidence of inflammation in adulthood, setting the stage for heart disease and type 2 diabetes. 
Sulfonylureas, If Used Quickly, Appear to Reverse Neonatal Diabetes
Feb 25, 2009 | 
A report in the February 4, 2009, issue of Cell Metabolism says that babies born with neonatal diabetes might be able to avoid irreversible damage to the pancreas if doctors treat them quickly with sulfonylureas rather than insulin.
Are Caesarean Babies More Likely to Develop Diabetes?
Aug 28, 2008 | 
Eating For Two: A Personal Story of Pregnancy and Diabetes
Sep 28, 2007 | 
When I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes last year, my doctors and I were rather shocked. I was only 27 years old at the time, slender and in good shape. Diabetes does run in my mother's side of the family, so I wasn't completely taken aback.
Prevent Birth Defects: Don't Get Pregnant Until Your Sugar Is Controlled
Jul 14, 2007 | 
Two-thirds of pregnancies in women with diabetes are unplanned. How long after conception do those women realize they're pregnant? They may be eight weeks into their pregnancy before they know it's happened.
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