Diagnosis of gestational diabetes mellitus by use of the homeostasis model assessment-insulin resistance index in the first trimester.

@article{Ozcimen2008DiagnosisOG,
  title={Diagnosis of gestational diabetes mellitus by use of the homeostasis model assessment-insulin resistance index in the first trimester.},
  author={Emel Ebru Ozcimen and Ayla Uçkuyu and Faika Ceylan Ciftci and Filiz Fatma Yanik and C M Abu Bakar},
  journal={Gynecological endocrinology : the official journal of the International Society of Gynecological Endocrinology},
  year={2008},
  volume={24 4},
  pages={224-9}
}
OBJECTIVE Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) affects 2-10% of all pregnant women, causing increased morbidity and mortality, and is tested for in the second trimester of pregnancy. The purpose of the present study was to predict GDM in the first trimester. DESIGN AND METHODS The study included 271 patients who were between the 10th and 14th week of gestation. Fasting glucose and insulin were measured in the first trimester and the homeostasis model assessment-insulin resistance index (HOMA… CONTINUE READING

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