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Increasing Prevalence of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus
- A. Ferrara
- Diabetes Care
- 1 July 2007
Recent data show that gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) prevalence has increased by ∼10–100% in several race/ethnicity groups during the past 20 years. A true increase in the prevalence of GDM,… Expand
Ethnic disparities in diabetic complications in an insured population.
CONTEXT Higher rates of microvascular complications have been reported for minorities. Disparate access to quality health care is a common explanation for ethnic disparities in diabetic complication… Expand
Gestational Weight Gain and Risk of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus
OBJECTIVE: To estimate the relationship between the rate of gestational weight gain before the 50-g, 1-hour oral glucose challenge test screening for gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) and… Expand
A Pregnancy and Postpartum Lifestyle Intervention in Women With Gestational Diabetes Mellitus Reduces Diabetes Risk Factors
OBJECTIVE To pilot, among women with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), the feasibility of a prenatal/postpartum intervention to modify diet and physical activity similar to the Diabetes Prevention… Expand
Risk of Bladder Cancer Among Diabetic Patients Treated With Pioglitazone
OBJECTIVE Some preclinical in vivo studies and limited human data suggest a possible increased risk of bladder cancer with pioglitazone therapy. This is an interim report of an ongoing cohort study… Expand
Cohort Study of Pioglitazone and Cancer Incidence in Patients With Diabetes
OBJECTIVE To explore whether treatment with pioglitazone was associated with risk of incident cancer at the 10 most common sites (prostate, female breast, lung/bronchus, endometrial, colon,… Expand
Self-monitoring of blood glucose: language and financial barriers in a managed care population with diabetes.
OBJECTIVE Self-monitoring of blood glucose (SMBG) is a cornerstone of diabetes care, but little is known about barriers to this self-care practice. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS This cross-sectional… Expand
Risk perception for diabetes among women with histories of gestational diabetes mellitus.
- Catherine Kim, Laura N McEwen, John D. Piette, Jennifer Goewey, Assiamira Ferrara, Elizabeth Walker
- Diabetes care
- 1 September 2007
OBJECTIVE To examine risk perception for diabetes among women with histories of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS We surveyed 217 women with histories of GDM who were… Expand
An Increase in the Incidence of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus: Northern California, 1991–2000
- A. Ferrara, H. Kahn, C. Quesenberry, C. Riley, M. Hedderson
- Obstetrics and gynecology
- 1 March 2004
OBJECTIVE: Women with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) and their offspring are at increased risk of developing diabetes. Although increases in diabetes prevalence have been reported in the United… Expand
Isolated Postchallenge Hyperglycemia and the Risk of Fatal Cardiovascular Disease in Older Women and Men: The Rancho Bernardo Study
OBJECTIVE To determine whether diabetes defined by isolated postchallenge hyperglycemia (IPH) (2-h postchallenge plasma glucose ≥ 11.1 mmol/l with fasting plasma glucose [FPG] < 7.0 mmol/l) increases… Expand