"Young Women with Type 2 Diabetes Show High Rate of Congenital Anomalies"
"Diabetes has a huge impact on patients’ lives, particularly in pregnant women. About 9 out of 100 women in the United States have diabetes. Pre-existing diabetes like type 1 or type 2 is different from gestational diabetes, which happens during pregnancy. Women with pre-existing diabetes experience many difficulties during pregnancy, such as birth defects, miscarriage, or stillbirth."