Study Finds Link Between Maternal Diabetes and Obesity and Diabetes in Their Kids

From Jennifer Moore

Young people with type 2 diabetes were more likely to have been exposed to diabetes or obesity in utero than their non-diabetic counterparts, a Diabetes Care study finds.

Using 79 diabetic youngsters aged 10 to 22 and a control group of 190 young non-diabetics as their subjects, Dana Dabelea, M.D., Ph.D. of the University of Colorado Denver and colleagues found that  "47.2%… of type 2 diabetes in youth could be attributed to intrauterine exposure to maternal diabetes and obesity."

What does this mean? Pregnant mothers, you need to watch your blood sugar.

Thanks go to Reuters Health for their report on this research.

Jennifer Moore for SUGAR SHOCK! Blog

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