Cardiovascular risk factors in children exposed to maternal diabetes in utero

@article{West2010CardiovascularRF,
  title={Cardiovascular risk factors in children exposed to maternal diabetes in utero},
  author={Nancy A. West and Tessa L. Crume and Marybeth A. Maligie and Dana M Dabelea},
  journal={Diabetologia},
  year={2010},
  volume={54},
  pages={504-507}
}
Recent studies have provided evidence that intrauterine exposure to maternal diabetes has lifelong effects on adult offspring, including increased risks of obesity, type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. The aim of this study was to assess the relationship between exposure to maternal diabetes in utero and cardiovascular risk factors in healthy children and to investigate whether these associations are independent of maternal prepregnancy BMI and offspring attained BMI. Data were from a… CONTINUE READING

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