By: IANS | Toronto |
Published:November 15, 2017 6:25 pm

The results found that even the fathers of the new born babies were also relatively affected by the chances of heart diseases and hypertension risks in their later lives. (Source: File Photo)

Women who develop both gestational diabetes and high blood pressure during pregnancy could be at a higher risk of suffering from these cardiometabolic diseases in later years that also raises the risk heart disease, a new study has warned.

The study, published in the American Journal of Epidemiology, noted that having been diagnosed with both the risks of diabetes and high blood pressure, at the same time, made a mother six times more likely to develop hypertension in the near future.

“Having either of the conditions increased a woman’s risk for diabetes in the future by 15 times. But if the woman had both of them it increased her risk of diabetes by 37…

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