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Question:

From Canada:

My grandmother had gestational diabetes while pregnant with my aunt, my mother had it while pregnant with me, and both offspring developed type 1 diabetes. Has anyone done a study on whether mothers who had gestational diabetes are more prone to have a child who will develop type 1 diabetes?

Answer:

There is no evidence children whose mother had gestational diabetes are at greater risk of developing diabetes themselves.

JS

DTQ-20020827121836
Original posting 3 Sep 2002
Posted to Gestational Diabetes and Research: Causes and Prevention

  
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