Blacks with GDM face higher type 2 diabetes risk

10/20/2011 | MedPage Today (free registration)

A study in Diabetologia of nearly 140,000 women revealed that black women with gestational diabetes mellitus had a 52% higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes later than white women. The rate of subsequent type 2 diabetes in blacks who developed glucose intolerance during pregnancy was 29 per 1,000 person-years compared with 3.2 per 1,000 in those who maintained normal glucose levels during pregnancy.

View Full Article in:

MedPage Today (free registration)

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Senior Director Medical Affairs
Edwards Lifesciences
Irvine, CA
Senior Scientist - Cell Engineering Group
Pfizer
San Francisco, CA
Medical Director - Physician
Willamette Valley Community Health
Salem, OR
Area Reimbursement Manager (CT, MA, MD, ME, NH, NJ, NY, PA, VT)
SI-BONE, INC
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations
Medical Director - Physician
Willamette Valley Community Health
Salem, OR