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Mother’s pregnancy weight linked to early puberty in daughters

A Kaiser Permanente study of more than 2,000 mothers and daughters found that the amount of weight mothers gained during pregnancy — whether too much or too little — was linked to the earlier onset of puberty in their daughters.

5 questions for…Richard Grant

"As a 1st-year medical student, I enjoyed learning about the pathophysiology of disease. As I gained more experience caring for patients suffering from diseases, I wanted to focus more on understanding the patient’s experience."

American Diabetes Association honors Kaiser Permanente researcher

The American Diabetes Association gave its Norbert Freinkel Award to Assia Ferrara, MD, PhD, for her outstanding contributions to the understanding and treatment of diabetes in pregnancy.