Research looks at why diabetes increases C-section risk

12/11/2011 | Diabetes.co.uk (U.K.)

Pregnant women with diabetes had weaker uterine contractions compared with those without the condition, which increases their likelihood of requiring a cesarean-section delivery, British researchers found. Women with diabetes had lower levels of calcium and reduced channels in the cell membrane that allow calcium to enter the cells, the research showed.

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