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Research Reveals How Diabetes In Pregnancy Affects Baby’s Heart

News   Dec 13, 2017 | Original story from UCLA

 
Research Reveals How Diabetes In Pregnancy Affects Baby’s Heart

Human heart cells grown from stem cells show less robust muscle fibers (green) in high glucose conditions (left) compared to reduced glucose conditions (right). Credit: UCLA

 
 
 

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