UMass Researcher Seeks To Prevent Diabetes In New Mothers

By making a few simple changes in the year following their baby’s birth, one University of Massachusetts researcher thinks mothers may be able to prevent the onset of chronic diseases like diabetes.

Lisa Chasan-Taber, a UMass epidemiology professor, has been awarded a five-year, $2.56 million grant to assess the influence of targeted interventions after pregnancy on the development of adult onset diabetes among 300 women in western Massachusetts.

The study

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