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OBJECTIVE The aim of the present study was to evaluate the single and joint associations of maternal prepregnancy body mass index (BMI) and gestational weight gain (GWG) with pregnancy outcomes in Tianjin, China. METHODS Between June 2009 and May 2011, health care records of 33,973 pregnant women were collected and their children were measured for birth(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess whether lifestyle intervention can reduce type 2 diabetes risk in women with prior GDM in the Tianjin Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM) Prevention Program. METHODS 1180 women who were diagnosed with GDM from 2005 to 2009 were randomly assigned to either a lifestyle intervention (n=586) or a control group (n=594). Major elements of(More)
OBJECTIVE To examine the trends in the prevalence of overweight and obesity among preschool children from 2006 to 2014. METHODS A total of 145,078 children aged 3-6 years from 46 kindergartens finished the annual health examination in Tianjin, China. Height, weight and other information were obtained using standardized methods. Z-scores for weight,(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the association between different levels of birth weight and the risk of overweight and obesity in children aged 3-6 years. METHODS A retrospective longitudinal study of 15,852 children aged 3-6 years in Tianjin, China. Body weight and height, and other factors (age, gestational age, past and current health status, father's and(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of the present study was to evaluate the association of maternal prepregnancy body mass index (BMI) and gestational weight gain (GWG) with anthropometry in the offspring from birth to 12 months old in Tianjin, China. METHODS Between 2009 and 2011, health care records of 38,539 pregnant women had been collected, and their children had(More)
OBJECTIVE To examine the association of maternal glycemia during pregnancy and after delivery with anthropometry in the offspring of mothers with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). METHODS A total of 1,263 GDM mothers and their children finished the health survey at 1-5 years after delivery. RESULTS Offspring of GDM mothers who were diagnosed with(More)
OBJECTIVES To examine the association of maternal pre-pregnancy body mass index (BMI) and gestational weight gain (GWG) with anthropometry in the offspring of mothers with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). METHODS We performed a retrospective cohort study in 1263 GDM mother-child pairs. General linear models and Logistic regression models were used to(More)
OBJECTIVE To examine the impact of maternal blood glucose (BG) level and body mass index (BMI) measured at gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) screening on the risk of macrosomia. DESIGN A perinatal cohort of women were followed up from receiving perinatal healthcare to giving birth. SETTING Beichen District, Tianjin, China between June 2011 and October(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the association between sleep duration and risk of hyperglycemia among preschool Chinese children. DESIGN A population-based cross-sectional study. SETTING Seventy-one randomly selected kindergartens in Tianjin, China. PARTICIPANTS Six hundred nineteen obese (body mass index z score > or =1.65) and 617 nonobese (body mass(More)
BACKGROUND It is hypothesized that a physiological predisposition toward hypertension results from a combination of intrauterine growth restriction or overgrowth and excessive postnatal weight gain. Previous studies were conducted largely in Western countries however the hypothesis may also be relevant in developing countries where metabolic disorders are(More)