Cigarette smoking and risk of gestational diabetes: a systematic review of observational studies

@article{Wendland2008CigaretteSA,
  title={Cigarette smoking and risk of gestational diabetes: a systematic review of observational studies},
  author={Eliana M{\'a}rcia Da Ros Wendland and Maria Eug{\^e}nia B. Pinto and Bruce Bartholow Duncan and Jos{\'e} Miguel Beliz{\'a}n and Maria In{\^e}s Schmidt},
  journal={BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth},
  year={2008},
  volume={8},
  pages={53 - 53}
}
BACKGROUND Gestational diabetes is a prevalent disease associated with adverse outcomes of pregnancy. Smoking as been associated with glucose intolerance during pregnancy in some but not all studies. Therefore, we aimed to systematically review all epidemiological evidence to examine the association between cigarette smoking during pregnancy and risk of developing gestational diabetes mellitus. METHODS We conducted a systematic review of articles published up to 2007, using PubMed, Embase… CONTINUE READING