Associations between gestational diabetes mellitus and elevated HbA1c early postpartum in a multi-ethnic population.

@article{Waage2017AssociationsBG,
  title={Associations between gestational diabetes mellitus and elevated HbA1c early postpartum in a multi-ethnic population.},
  author={Christin Wiegels Waage and Anne Karen Jenum and Ibrahimu Mdala and Jens Berg and K{\aa}re R\onn Richardsen and K{\aa}re Inge Birkeland},
  journal={Primary care diabetes},
  year={2017},
  volume={11 2},
  pages={
          132-139
        }
}
AIMS To investigate the prevalence of elevated HbA1c 14 weeks postpartum in different ethnic groups and in women with and without gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) in the index pregnancy and to explore demographic and biological factors from early pregnancy associated with elevated HbA1c (HbA1c ≥5.7% (≥39mmol/mol)) postpartum. METHODS From a cohort study in Oslo, Norway, we included 570 pregnant women, examined in gestational week 15, 28, and 14 weeks postpartum. The association between… CONTINUE READING