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Judith E. Brown
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Judith E. Brown
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Bariatric surgery prior to pregnancy decreases the risk of gestational diabetes and preeclampsia during pregnancy.

_____ True _____ False

Summary Introduction

To examine: Whether the statement “Bariatric surgery prior to pregnancy decreases the risk of gestational diabetes and preeclampsia during pregnancy” is true or false.

Introduction: Obesity prior to pregnancy is associated with metabolic disorders that promote the development of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy and gestational diabetes.

Explanation

Bariatric surgery is a surgery to reduce weight. Obesity prior to pregnancy is the leading cause of complications during and after pregnancy as the metabolic pathways of the body is disturbed. Obesity is considered as one of the main causes of gestational diabetes and preeclampsia in pregnancy...

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