Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, August 4th, 2003
According to a study from the United States, "New-onset hypertension (which includes preeclampsia and gestational hypertension) is a common and morbid complication of pregnancy. Many features of the insulin resistance syndrome have been associated with this condition. These include hypertension, hyperinsulinemia, glucose intolerance, obesity, and lipid abnormalities."
"Other accompanying abnormalities may include elevated levels of leptin, TNF-alpha, tissue plasminogen activator, plasminogen activator inhibitor-1, and testosterone," reported Ellen W. Seely and Caren G....
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