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Saturday, June 8, 2013

Gestational Diabetes May Signal Future Risk

Women with gestational diabetes who have a cluster of symptoms typical of metabolic syndrome are more likely to go on to develop diabetes over 10 years, researchers found.



Action Points


  • Women with gestational diabetes who have a cluster of symptoms typical of metabolic syndrome are more likely to go on to develop diabetes over 10 years, a study found. 
  • Note that 35% of women with gestational diabetes fell into a high-risk cluster with elevated body mass index, systolic blood pressure, glucose, insulin, and triglycerides, and lower HDL levels during pregnancy.


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