domingo, 9 de noviembre de 2014

Diabetes & Pregnancy: Role of Genetics & Family History


Genomics & Health Impact Update

Diabetes & Pregnancy: Role of Genetics & Family History

a pregnant woman getting getting her glucose level checked
From the National Diabetes Education Program: Family Health History and DiabetesExternal Web Site Icon- If you are a woman who had gestational diabetesExternal Web Site Icon during pregnancy, you are at increased risk for developing diabetes, and the child of that pregnancy may be at increased risk for obesity and type 2 diabetes
Did you know? 264 genes have been reported in relation to risk and outcomes of gestational diabetes, including 2 genomewide association studies. To find out more, visit the HuGE NavigatorExternal Web Site Icon
Recent Insights
Obesity and diabetes: from genetics to epigenetics.External Web Site Icon
Burgio E, et al. Mol Biol Rep. 2014 Sep 25
Genetic counseling for diabetes mellitus.External Web Site Icon
Stein SA, et al. Curr Genet Med Rep. 2014 Jun 1;2(2):56-67.
Check out the Diabetes Public Health Genomics update page for additional information and links

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