Gestational diabetes puts babies at lifelong risk

justhowgestaFantastic article about the effect of gestational diabetes on the actual babies themselves. I am not surprised that there are correlations nor that the effects are passed on in the form of TD2 and hypertension.  Worth a read!

Gestiational Diabetes in Babies

Gestational diabetes can put babies at a lifelong risk for cardiovascular disease, and scientists want to better understand how.

Their goals include finding a marker that would give parents and physicians an early heads up of this unhealthy fetal programming and a chance to intervene.