The likelihood of developing type 1 diabetes in children is three times higher than children born to mothers with normal weight.
The day before, doctors combined the results of several studies in the field of obesity in women and analysed the data obtained. So they came to the conclusion that maternal obesity can trigger type 1 diabetes in children. In turn, mothers with a normal weight, this phenomenon was not observed.
Hemanta Hidayat – research fellow, division of endocrinology and metabolism, said: “compared with children of mothers with normal weight children women with overweight or obesity had an increased risk of developing type 1 diabetes from birth.” The doctors concluded that the reason the type of maternal diabetes. They identified two main type 2 diabetes and diabetes that occurs during pregnancy and disappears after delivery.
Together with their colleagues, Hidayat analyzed data from over 20 studies. The scientists drew Parallels between obesity, Smoking and development of type 1 diabetes in newborns or in early childhood. They found that the risk of developing type 1 diabetes is 9% higher in people who are overweight and 25% in women with obesity, which more often are elevated sugar in the process of gestation.
In addition, the endocrinologist told how dangerous overeating women in General. According to Hidayat all starts with hiccups, burping and bad sleep. However, these symptoms can grow not only in diabetes, and chronic hypertension, and cardiovascular disease. The doctor warned of the danger of heart attack and stroke as overweight and obesity are the fifth leading cause of mortality.