Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, May 8th, 2006
"Features of the metabolic syndrome - maternal obesity, diabetes mellitus and chronic hypertension - are risk factors for pre-eclampsia." noted researchers in Canada. They conducted a review "to determine the risk of pre-eclampsia in the presence of maternal hypertriglyceridemia, another major element of the metabolic syndrome."
J.G. Ray and colleagues of the University of Toronto explained, "Two investigators independently searched PubMed and Embase databases from 1980 to December 2004 for relevant studies. The terms preeclampsia, eclampsia, pregnancy-induced...
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