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Tufts University’s Dean of Graduate Education, Prof. Karen Panetta, Elected to the National Academy of Engineering

Tufts University’s Dean of Graduate Education of Tufts School of Engineering, Professor Karen Panetta, was recently elected to the National Academy of Engineering. Her election is coming two months after she received honoured with the Distinguished Service Award from the honour society of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, IEEE Eta Kappa Nu (IEEE-HKN), in December 2022.

Study Reveals Pregnant Women at Higher Risk of Developing Type 2 Diabetes

A new study to be presented at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine’s (SMFM) annual meeting, The Pregnancy Meeting™ — and published in the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology, USA shared how pregnant women with gestational diabetes are more likely to develop Type 2 diabetes later in life. Gestational diabetes (LGA) is another common cause of newborns who are too big for their gestational age. LGA infants weigh more than 90% of all infants of the same gestational age. Neonatal LGA babies were likelier to be admitted to the neonatal critical care unit and later develop health issues like Type 2 diabetes and obesity.