Klaus Vetter

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OBJECTIVE To determine the contribution of maternal glucose and lipids to intrauterine metabolic environment and fetal growth in pregnancies with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS In 150 pregnancies, serum triglycerides (TGs), cholesterol, free fatty acids (FFAs), glycerol, insulin, and glucose were determined in maternal(More)
OBJECTIVE Up to 30% of women with recent gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) remain glucose intolerant after delivery. However, the rate of postpartum oral glucose tolerance tests (ppOGTTs) is low. Our aim in this study was to develop a model for risk assessment to target women with high risk for postpartum diabetes. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS In 605(More)
OBJECTIVE Serial measurements of the fetal abdominal circumference have been used to guide metabolic management of pregnancies complicated by gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). A reduction in the number of repeat ultrasound examinations would save resources. Our purpose was to determine the number of serial abdominal circumference measurements per patient(More)
The influence of the protein content of nutrition on the total protein of the cerebrospinal fluid was examined in 24 neurological patients showing neither inflammatory diseases nor diseases where a rise of the total protein in the CSF can be expected. 14 patients were at random separated into two groups and received either a high protein or a low protein(More)
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