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Dr. Bentley-Lewis? research includes patient-oriented investigations of mechanisms by which diabetes in pregnancy may promote subsequent maternal cardiometabolic disease risk. Her research funding has included the NIH/NCRR, NIH/NIDDK, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development Program Award, and the Massachusetts General Hospital Executive Committee on Research and Multicultural Affairs Office Physician Scientist Development Award.
View my most recent publications at PubMed
Bentley-Lewis R, Huynh J, Li S, Wenger J, Thadhani R. Hypertension Risk Subsequent to Gestational Dysglycemia Is Modified by Race/Ethnicity. Hypertension, 2015 (in press).Huynh J, Yamada J, Beauharnais C, Wenger JB, Thadhani RI, Wexler D, Roberts DJ, Bentley-Lewis R. Type 1, type 2 and gestational diabetes mellitus differentially impact placental pathologic characteristics of uteroplacental malperfusion. Placenta. 2015; 36(10): 1161-1166.Walmer R, Huynh J, Wenger J, Ankers E, Mantha AB, Ecker J, Thadhani R, Park E, Bentley-Lewis R. Mental health disorders subsequent to gestational diabetes mellitus differ by race/ethnicity. Depress Anxiety. 2015; 32(10): 774-782.
New research finds that gestational diabetes, or pregnancy-related diabetes, may not raise the risk of heart disease independent of other cardiovascular risk factors except in certain high-risk populations.
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