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Obesity & diabetes linked to child disorders

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Obesity & diabetes linked to child disorders

  1. 1. OBESITY & DIABETES LINKED TO CHILD By Damiana Toscano DISORDERS
  2. 2. DEVELOPMENT DISABILIT Y AND DIABETES MAY BE LINKED? In California they have done research that shows that if you have or develop type 2 Diabetes or High Blood Pressure during pregnancy you have a higher risk to have a child with autism or other development disabilities . 29% of children with Autism have mothers who had high blood pressure or other metabolic conditions during pregnancy.
  3. 3. HIGH GLUCOSE AFFECT BRAIN DEVELOPMENT ? Researchers have found that high sugar levels during pregnancy could af fect brain development in babies. Should you be concerned ? It has not yet been proven that this true but the study have shown that there is a good chance that glucose may af fect babies brains .
  4. 4. DIABETES MAY CAUSE AUTISM AND OTHER DEVELOPMENT DISORDERS? Among the kids whose mothers had diabetes during pregnancy 9.3% had Autism. In the research group 35% of kids with mother that had metabolic condition had a development disorder.
  5. 5. SOURCES http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health -17625262

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