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Adverse pregnancy outcomes, risk of cardiovascular disease in postmenopausal women

JAMA Cardiology

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What The Study Did: This observational study looked at whether adverse pregnancy outcomes such as preterm delivery, gestational diabetes and low birth weight are associated with an increased risk of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease in postmenopausal women, independent of traditional risk factors.

Authors: Nisha I. Parikh, M.D., M.P.H., of the University of California, San Francisco, is the corresponding author.

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(doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2020.4097)

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