Childhood diabetes associated with increasing birth weight - 7% increase in risk for every 1000 g in weight

Childhood onset diabetes is associated with increasing birth weight, equivalent to a 7% increase in risk for every 1000 g in weight.

Caesarean section increases the risk by around 20%.

The risk of childhood onset diabetes increases with maternal age: 5% for each five years of age.

References:
Maternal age and diabetes in childhood. BMJ 2010;340:c623.
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