Shih-Fen Wen

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BACKGROUND This 5-year cohort study investigated gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) using new diagnostic criteria and predictive factors for maternal and fetal outcomes. METHODS From March 2001 to February 2006, 8557 pregnant women underwent a 50-g glucose challenge test (GCT) at 24 to 28 weeks of gestation. A diagnosis of GDM was based on a a one-hour(More)
BACKGROUND This study investigated postpartum metabolic abnormality in women with previous gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) and predictive factors for postpartum glucose intolerance. METHODS From March 2001 to February 2003, 127 prior-GDM women underwent a 75g oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) and metabolic assessment at least six weeks after(More)
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