Maternal obesity has little effect on the immediate offspring but impacts on the next generation

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King, Vicky; Dakin, Rachel S.; Liu, Lincoln; Hadoke, Patrick W. F.; Walker, Brian R.; Seckl, Jonathan R.; Norman, Jane E.; Drake, Amanda J.;
(2013)
  • Publisher: Endocrine Society
  • Subject: QP

Maternal obesity during pregnancy has been linked to an increased risk of obesity and cardiometabolic disease in the offspring, a phenomenon attributed to developmental programming. Programming effects may be transmissible across generations through both maternal and pa... View more
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