A study in the CDC's Preventing Chronic Disease journal revealed women who had very preterm delivery, between 20 and 32 weeks, were 1.3 times as likely as those who had a full-term birth to develop type 2 diabetes. Women who delivered larger babies also faced greater odds of diabetes than those who gave birth to smaller babies, researchers noted. The study tracked women from their first pregnancy.
Preterm birth, larger babies tied to greater diabetes risk in women
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