From Cincinnati, Ohio, USA:
If a diabetic girl has a child at say age 17 or so, is the baby going to have a good chance to have diabetes? Is it safe to have children when you have diabetes?
The causes of diabetes can be multiple and complex. Therefore, it is difficult to predict if and/or when a child of a diabetic mother will develop diabetes. Pregnancy and diabetes are compatible, with care from the proper team of specialists.
Original posting 5 Aug 1998
Posted to Family Planning
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:08:58
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