Maternal Obesity, Diabetes Linked to Autism and Other Disabilities

Maternal Obesity, Diabetes Linked to Autism, Other Disability

A provocative new study discovers a strong relationship between maternal obesity and diabetes, and the likelihood of having a child with autism or another developmental disability.

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Poor nutrition in the womb may leave a newborn baby at greater risk

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Poor nutrition in the womb may leave a newborn baby at greater risk of diabetes by altering the way the body stores fat.

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Research Proposes Common Link Between Autism and Diabetes

October 19, 2011 (Rice University) — Study implicates hyperinsulinemia in increased incidence of autism.

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