Pregnancy-related conditions taken together leave moms—and dads—at risk

Research has already shown that women who develop either diabetes or high blood pressure during pregnancy are at risk of getting type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure or heart disease years later. Now, a new study from a team at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) and McGill University shows that the risk of developing those conditions post pregnancy is drastically higher if the women had both diabetes and high blood pressure during pregnancy. The study, published today in the American Journal of Epidemiology, doesn't end with the mother's risks. The father's risks also rise if the mother has one gestational condition and rises even higher if she has both.

Pregnancy-related conditions taken together leave moms—and dads—at risk

Research has already shown that women who develop either diabetes or high blood pressure during pregnancy are at risk of getting type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure or heart disease years later. ...

Tue 14 Nov 17 from Medical Xpress

Pregnancy-related conditions taken together leave moms -- and dads -- at risk

Scientists show that the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure or heart disease post pregnancy is drastically higher if the women had both diabetes and high blood pressure ...

Tue 14 Nov 17 from ScienceDaily

Pregnancy-related conditions taken together leave moms -- and dads -- at risk, Tue 14 Nov 17 from Eurekalert

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