Childhood obesity and metabolic imprinting: the ongoing effects of maternal hyperglycemia.

@article{Hillier2007ChildhoodOA,
  title={Childhood obesity and metabolic imprinting: the ongoing effects of maternal hyperglycemia.},
  author={Teresa A. Hillier and Kathryn L. Pedula and Mark M. Schmidt and Judith A Mullen and Matthew Charles and David J. Pettitt},
  journal={Diabetes care},
  year={2007},
  volume={30 9},
  pages={2287-92}
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to determine how the range of measured maternal glycemia in pregnancy relates to risk of obesity in childhood. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS Universal gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) screening (a 50-g glucose challenge test [GCT]) was performed in two regions (Northwest and Hawaii) of a large diverse HMO during 1995-2000, and GDM was diagnosed/treated using a 3-h 100-g oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) and National Diabetes Data Group (NDDG) criteria… CONTINUE READING
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