High Blood-Sugar in Pregnancy Increases Baby's Heart Defect Risk
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October 15, 2015
“Pregnant women with high blood-sugar levels - even if it is below the cutoff for diabetes - are more likely to have babies with congenital heart defects, says a new study.
"We already knew that women with diabetes were at significantly increased risk for having children with congenital heart disease," said the study's lead author James Priest, postdoctoral scholar in pediatric cardiology at Stanford University School of Medicine in California, US.”