Unhealthy pregnancy diet raises diabetes risk in babies

12/5/2012 | eMaxHealth.com

Babies born to mothers who ate a diet high in carbohydrates and saturated fats during pregnancy showed high blood glucose levels and markers of insulin resistance in their cord blood, a study found. Researchers said the findings in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition demonstrate that diabetes may start in the womb, and highlight the importance of a healthy pregnancy diet in preventing the disease.

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