Pregnant Women With Diabetes Raises Heart Disease Risk in Babies
Saturday, July 21, 2018, 9:46 AM
A new study suggests that diabetes in pregnant women (gestational diabetes) may increase their offspring’s heart disease risk. Gestational diabetes may increase the risk of blood vessel dysfunction and heart disease in offspring by altering a smooth muscle protein responsible for blood vessel network formation. Understanding of the protein’s function in fetal cells may improve early detection of disease in children.
Working over 45 hours a week may up diabetes risk in women
Wednesday, July 4, 2018, 2:51 PM
Clocking over 45 working-hours in a week can increase the risk of diabetes in women, a study has found. The study, published in the journal BMJ Diabetes Research & Care, showed that no such heightened risk was found among women working 30 to 40 hours a week, prompting researchers to suggest that sticking to this total might help curb the risk of the disease.
Vitamin D Deficiency Linked To Diabetes Risk In Women: Study
Tuesday, June 26, 2018, 12:10 PM
The study published in the British Medical Journal involved 1,361 women from Delhi aged 20 to 60 years and concluded that Indian women suffering from deficiency of vitamin D could be at an increased Diabetic risk. The said study was conducted by by the All India Institute of Medical Sciences along with Fortis C-DOC and Diabetes Foundation (India).