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OBJECTIVE To compare associations of maternal glucose and A1C with adverse outcomes in the multinational Hyperglycemia and Adverse Pregnancy Outcome (HAPO) Study and determine, based on those comparisons, if A1C measurement can provide an alternative to an oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) in pregnant women. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS Eligible pregnant(More)
13 T he Fifth International Workshop-Conference on Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM) was held in Chi-cago, IL, 11–13 November 2005 under the sponsorship of the American Diabetes Association. The meeting provided a forum for review of new information concerning GDM in the areas of patho-physiology, epidemiology, perinatal outcome , long-range implications(More)
OBJECTIVE To report frequencies of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) among the 15 centers that participated in the Hyperglycemia and Adverse Pregnancy Outcome (HAPO) Study using the new International Association of the Diabetes and Pregnancy Study Groups (IADPSG) criteria. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS All participants underwent a 75-g oral glucose(More)
OBJECTIVEdTo compare associations of maternal glucose and A1C with adverse outcomes in the multinational Hyperglycemia and Adverse Pregnancy Outcome (HAPO) Study and determine , based on those comparisons, if A1C measurement can provide an alternative to an oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) in pregnant women. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODSdEligible pregnant(More)
OBJECTIVEdTo determine associations of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) and obesity with adverse pregnancy outcomes in the Hyperglycemia and Adverse Pregnancy Outcome (HAPO) Study. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODSdParticipants underwent a 75-g oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) between 24 and 32 weeks. GDM was diagnosed post hoc using International(More)
T his document presents consensus panel recommendations for the medical care of pregnant women with preexisting diabetes, including type 1 and type 2 diabetes. The intent is to help clinicians deal with the broad spectrum of problems that arise in management of diabetes before and during pregnancy, and to prepare diabetic women for treatment that may reduce(More)
BACKGROUND Stillbirth is strongly related to impaired fetal growth. However, the relationship between fetal growth and stillbirth is difficult to determine because of uncertainty in the timing of death and confounding characteristics affecting normal fetal growth. METHODS AND FINDINGS We conducted a population-based case-control study of all stillbirths(More)
Various challenge tests have been used around the world for the diagnosis of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) 2 , and substantial variation among these methods has been noted, not only in the amount of glucose for the challenge and the testing intervals but also in the concentration thresholds used for interpretation. The interpretive criteria for these(More)
OBJECTIVE The current study examined regimen compliance in pregnant women with pre-existing (overt) diabetes across multiple self-care tasks at three times during the pregnancy: mid-second, early third, and late third trimesters. METHOD Forty-nine pregnant women with Type I (68%) or Type II (32%) diabetes completed measures to assess compliance with the(More)