Autoimmunity in gestational diabetes mellitus in Sardinia: a preliminary case-control report

@article{Murgia2008AutoimmunityIG,
  title={Autoimmunity in gestational diabetes mellitus in Sardinia: a preliminary case-control report},
  author={Cinzia Murgia and M Germana Orr{\`u} and Elaine Portoghese and Nicoletta Garau and Pierina Zedda and Rachele Berria and Costantino Motzo and Simonetta Sulis and Michela Murenu and Anna Maria Paoletti and Gian Benedetto Melis},
  journal={Reproductive biology and endocrinology : RB&E},
  year={2008},
  volume={6},
  pages={24 - 24}
}
BACKGROUND We previously reported a high prevalence (22.3%) of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) in a large group of Sardinian women, in contrast with the prevalence of Type 2 diabetes. Sardinia has an unusual distribution of haplotypes and genotypes, with the highest population frequency of HLA DR3 in the world, and after Finland, the highest prevalence of Type 1 diabetes and Autoimmune-related Diseases. In this study we preliminarily tested the prevalence of serological markers of Type 1… CONTINUE READING

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