Arterial stiffness, inflammatory and pro-atherogenic markers in gestational diabetes mellitus.

@article{Salmi2012ArterialSI,
  title={Arterial stiffness, inflammatory and pro-atherogenic markers in gestational diabetes mellitus.},
  author={A. A. Salmi and Nik Mohamad Zaki and Rahimah Zakaria and Abd G Nor Aliza and Aida Hanum Ghulam Rasool},
  journal={VASA. Zeitschrift fur Gefasskrankheiten},
  year={2012},
  volume={41 2},
  pages={
          96-104
        }
}
BACKGROUND This study aims to determine whether gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is associated with increased arterial stiffness, inflammatory and pro-atherogenic markers compared to age matched controls. PATIENTS AND METHODS This is a cross-sectional study involving 53 pregnant women in the early third trimester of pregnancy consisting of 31 women with normal pregnancy and 22 women with GDM. Subjects were grouped into GDM and control groups based on modified oral glucose tolerance test… CONTINUE READING

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