Dieting in pregnancy linked to possible Type 2 Diabetes

A new study out of the UK shows that dieting around the time of conception leads to changes in gene expression in the genes that have been linked to obesity and Type 2 Diabetes. Two things to note before you run for the ice cream: (1) it was only genes implicated in obesity and Type 2 Diabetes, not the actual diseases, and (2) it was in sheep!