Diabetes in pregnancy times linked to future heart disease risk
- February 18, 2022
In a new study researchers found that women who have gestational diabetes mellitus during pregnancy have a higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes which may lead to heart diseases in future.
Researchers in their survey found that overall 8000 women with a history of gestational diabetes experienced cardiovascular events like heart attacks and strokes. According to the study researchers demonstrate that women with gestational diabetes have a 2 fold higher risk of cardiovascular disease. When compared to women who didn’t have gestational diabetes those who did had a 2.3 fold greater risk of events like heart attacks and strokes within the first decade after giving birth.
Usually, Type 2 diabetes is associated with obesity and aging, which increases the risk of cardiovascular problems like heart attacks and strokes. Women who have gestational diabetes may need regular heart health checkups.
One of the researchers Dr Nicklas said “However gestational diabetes is common and can happen even in normal weight women. If a woman gets gestational diabetes it is important to work closely with her doctor to control her blood sugars”.
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