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Can diabetes in pregnancy cause anencephaly?

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Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
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In brief: Diabetes

Insulin dependent diabetes, diabetes type 1, which is poorly controlled in early pregnancy is associated with a higher rate of neural tube defects.
Anencephaly is the most extreme form of a neural tube defect.

In brief: Diabetes

Insulin dependent diabetes, diabetes type 1, which is poorly controlled in early pregnancy is associated with a higher rate of neural tube defects.
Anencephaly is the most extreme form of a neural tube defect.
Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
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