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Expectant Moms Face Greater Diabetes Risk With Boys

Fetal sex plays a role in gestational diabetes risk, researchers said. Carrying a boy, rather than a girl, during an initial and a subsequent pregnancy was associated with a slightly greater risk of developing gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) in each of those pregnancies, according to the retrospective cohort study of more than 640,000 women.

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears

These results are totally insignificant.  This shows the difference between statistically significant results and clinically meaningless results.  Just like statins.

 

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