Mom's Age at Childbirth Tied to Son's Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

March 6, 2015 9:00 PM

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FRIDAY, March 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A woman's age at childbirth may influence how well her son is able to metabolize sugar by the time he becomes an adult, new Belgian research suggests.

In essence, the study suggests that boys born to mothers under the age of 25 or over the age of 34 could face a higher risk for adult type 2 diabetes.

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