Published in OBGYN and Reproduction Week, August 28th, 2006
"Preeclampsia has been shown to be associated with obesity, with other risk factors for cardiovascular disease, and with subsequent cardiovascular disease itself However, the possible association with weight gain and weight cycling has not been evaluated," asserted scientists at the Swedish Medical Center in Seattle.
I.O. Frederick and colleagues reported, "In this prospective study of a cohort of 1644 pregnant women, we assessed adult weight change, intentional weight cycling, and prepregnancy obesity in relation to preeclampsia risk. Net weight...
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