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Weight gain after birth may raise woman's risk of heart disease, diabetes
Weight gain after birth may raise woman (March 25, 2014 - Insidermedicine) From Toronto - Women who gain excess weight 1 year after giving birth are at raised risk of diabetes and heart problems, according to a report published in Diabetes Care. Researchers studied over 300 obstetrical patients, following participants throughout pregnancy and in the year following giving birth. Results showed that one quarter of the women gained weight in the year following birth demonstrated increase in risk factors for both diabetes and heart disease.
 
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