Tuesday, May 03, 2016

Gestational Diabetes

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Gestational diabetes is a specific type of diabetes that affects pregnant women.  The condition can negatively impact both the mother and the infant, writes Craig Stoltz.  Children of mothers with gestational diabetes are more likely to be obese by ages 5 to 7, putting them at risk for type 2 diabetes and other obesity-related illnesses.

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