A cohort study of trends in the prevalence of pregestational diabetes in pregnancy recorded in UK general practice between 1995 and 2012.

@article{Coton2016ACS,
  title={A cohort study of trends in the prevalence of pregestational diabetes in pregnancy recorded in UK general practice between 1995 and 2012.},
  author={Sonia J Coton and Irwin Nazareth and Irene Petersen},
  journal={BMJ open},
  year={2016},
  volume={6 1},
  pages={e009494}
}
OBJECTIVE To describe the characteristics of pregnant women with and without pregestational diabetes and to estimate the prevalence of pregestational diabetes in pregnant women recorded in a UK primary care database. METHODS The data source for this study is The Health Improvement Network (THIN) primary care database. Pregnant women with and without diabetes aged 16 years and over were identified using diagnostic Read codes and prescriptions for antidiabetics from medical records. Data were… CONTINUE READING
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