Women with type 1 who had stillbirths had higher than average blood sugar levels throughout their pregnancy, while pre-pregnancy levels were a more important predictor of stillbirth in those with type 2.
Traits similar to food neophobia, including picky and fussy eating, also occur in different age groups in the population. These eating behaviours may also have a significant impact on dietary quality and subsequently health.
The research, published in Frontiers in Neuroendocrinology, reports about 30 per cent of the world's adult population is either overweight or obese, and more than 10 per cent of all adults will suffer from type 2 diabetes by 2030.
Some of the red flags of diabetes include increased urination, weight loss and infections. Children at risk can also be identified by getting a screening as delayed diagnosis can lead to Diabetic Ketoacidosis, a life threatening condition.