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Protein commonly screened for in pregnancy is linked to gestational diabetes

Protein commonly screened for in pregnancy is linked to gestational diabetes

New research by Silvia Corvera, MD, and Tiffany Moore Simas, MD, MPH, MEd, show that low levels of a protein commonly seen in screening tests for chromosomal disorders is associated with adipose tissue remodeling, glucose resistance and gestational diabetes mellitus in pregnant women.

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