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Science Update: Differences in fatty acid metabolism as early as the first trimester may provide insight into gestational diabetes risk, NIH study suggests
Science Update: Gestational diabetes may increase risk of fatty liver disease later in life, NIH study suggests
Media Advisory: Gout treatment may help prevent obesity-related type 2 diabetes, suggests small NIH study
Release: Blood test may identify gestational diabetes risk in first trimester, NIH analysis suggests
Media Advisory: NIH study finds no significant link between brain injury and IV fluid treatment of pediatric diabetic ketoacidosis
Pregnancy diet high in refined grains could increase child obesity risk by age 7, NIH study suggests
Researchers at the National Institutes of Health have discovered a two-way link between depression and gestational diabetes. Women who reported feeling depressed during the first two trimesters of pregnancy were nearly twice as likely to develop gestational diabetes, according to an analysis of pregnancy records.