Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, December 1st, 2008
Women who underwent bariatric surgery and lost weight before becoming pregnant had a significantly lower risk of gestational diabetes and high blood pressure than obese women who did not have surgery, according to the study published in the Nov. 19 edition of the Journal of the American Medical Association.
In addition, these women's babies were less likely to be born prematurely, be born underweight or be born overweight...
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