Cord blood serum in newborns of diabetic mothers.

  title={Cord blood serum in newborns of diabetic mothers.},
  author={M K Fordyce and Ray Duncan and Ruo-bing Chao and M Christakis and Sung L. Hsia and Ewen Robertson and Anthony George Kafatos and George Christakis},
  journal={Journal of chronic diseases},
  volume={36 3},
Serum cholesterol, triglycerides and lipoprotein cholesterol were measured in cord bloods from 117 newborns. Group I consisted of 39 infants of diabetic mothers and Group II (control) consisted of 78 newborns of non-diabetic mothers. The most significant difference in serum lipids between the two groups was the higher levels of LDL cholesterol and lower levels of HDL cholesterol in the newborns of diabetic mothers. Cord blood serum cholesterol was slightly, but not significantly, higher in… CONTINUE READING


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