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Increased risk of ischemic heart disease, hypertension, and type 2 diabetes in women with previous gestational diabetes 

January 16, 2018

Increased risk of ischemic heart disease, hypertension, and type 2 diabetes in women with previous gestational diabetes 

Krishnarajah Nirantharakumar and colleagues present results from a cohort of women with gestational diabetes and identify these as a target group for preventative interventions for cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes. Read the Author Summary.

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Call for Papers: Climate change and health research

A PLOS Medicine Special Issue, guest edited by Jonathan Patz and Madeleine Thomson

Submit by 02 Feb 2018

01/12/2018

Research Article

Estimated mortality on HIV treatment among active patients and patients lost to follow-up in 4 provinces of Zambia

To improve estimates of mortality for patients who initiate HIV treatment, Charles Holmes and colleagues use a multistage sampling approach to find and trace health outcomes for patients lost to follow-up after starting antiretroviral therapy in Zambia. Read the Author Summary, or view the rest of the HIV Collection

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Estimated mortality on HIV treatment among active patients and patients lost to follow-up in 4 provinces of Zambia

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