The probability of an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is increased in pregnant women with diabetes. This is revealed in a research. It stated that ASD is a disorder related to mental development, in which a person has difficulty communicating and becomes autistic. Researchers involved in this research, including Annie H Siang of the US healthcare company Kasser Permanente, said that this risk is related to type-1 and type-2 disorders and diabetes during pregnancy.
The probability of an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is increased in pregnant women with diabetes.
At the same time, research results found that the risk of ASD is higher in children of pregnant women who have diabetes during 26 weeks of pregnancy than children of women without diabetes. Simultaneously, Shiang said that the severity of diabetes in the mother is associated with complaints of autism in the children of a woman suffering from it. Explain that 4,19,425 children were included in this research, who were born within 28 to 44 weeks. However, this research was done from 1995 to 2012.