Diabetes Research and News
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NIH-funded Study Finding: Frequency and Severity of Retinopathy in Type 1 Diabetes is Decreasing
Two National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded, population-based studies in the same geographic region looked at the frequency and severity of diabetic eye disease after 20 years of diabetes.
Study Finding: Prepregnancy Overweight and Obesity Contribute to the Prevalence of LGA Infants
Researchers have found that women with prepregnancy overweight and obesity account for a high proportion of large-for-gestational-age (LGA) infants compared with women of normal weight—even in those who do not develop gestational diabetes mellitus.