Diabetes before motherhood on the rise, Calif. study shows

Sunday, April 27, 2008 | 6:39 p.m. CDT; updated 6:59 p.m. CDT, Monday, July 21, 2008

LOS ANGELES — The number of pregnant women with pre-existing diabetes has more than doubled in seven years, a California study found, a troubling trend that means health risks for both mothers and newborns.