Renata Selbach Pons

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Background Studies have shown that maternal obesity is associated with increased risk of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM). When compared to normal weight women, the chance of developing the disease steadily increases in those who are overweight, obese and severely obese. Excessive gestational weight gain is also associated with risk of GDM. Moreover,(More)
Background The known risk factors for Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM) are advanced age (≥35 yrs.), overweight or obesity, excessive gestational weight gain, excessive central body fat deposition, family history of diabetes, short stature (<1.50 m), excessive fetal growth, polyhydramnios, hypertension or preeclampsia in the current pregnancy, history of(More)
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