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Pregnancy-related conditions taken together leave moms -- and dads -- at risk

19:00 EST 13 Nov 2017 | AAAS

(McGill University Health Centre) Scientists at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre in Montreal show that the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure or heart disease post pregnancy is drastically higher if the women had both diabetes and high blood pressure while being pregnant. The study doesn't end with the mother's risks. The father's risks also rise if the mother has one gestational condition and rises even higher if she has both.

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