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". . . data are presented on the relation of the number of pregnancies to diabetes. With increasing parity there was a rise in the probability of finding previously known diabetes among women in the Health Examination Survey. Data from the population of Sudbury, Massachusetts did not show a similar difference for women or for men. Blood glucose levels, on the contrary, were found to be unrelated to marital status or childbearing, except for an isolated finding of higher blood glucose levels in women of parity nine or more. The question of whether the higher parity of diabetes is due
Childbearing and Diabetes Mellitus. United States 1960-1962.. Ann Intern Med. ;66:634–635. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-66-3-634_5
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1967;66(3):634-635.
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