Monthly Archives: December 2011

Seminar: Developmental Overnutrition

With Debbie Lawlor, Professor of Epidemiology, University of Bristol, UK The association between pregnancy diabetes and having a heavier and fatter baby has been recognised for many decades. There is good evidence that the mechanisms underlying this association are the free transfer of glucose across the placenta, which results in ‘overnutrition’ of the developing fetus […]

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