Early age at menarche and gestational diabetes mellitus risk: Results from the Healthy Baby Cohort study.

@article{Li2017EarlyAA,
  title={Early age at menarche and gestational diabetes mellitus risk: Results from the Healthy Baby Cohort study.},
  author={Huiyu Li and Lining Shen and Lulu Song and Bingqing Liu and Xiaoxuan Zheng and Shun-qing Xu and Youjie Wang},
  journal={Diabetes & metabolism},
  year={2017},
  volume={43 3},
  pages={
          248-252
        }
}
AIM Early age at menarche has been reported to increase type 2 diabetes risk, but little is known of its impact on gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) risk. The aim of this study was to examine the association between age at menarche and plasma glucose levels as well as GDM risk. METHODS A total of 6900 pregnant women from the Healthy Baby Cohort Study were included in our analysis. Age at menarche was self-reported and categorized into five groups (9-11, 12, 13, 14 and 15-18 years of age… CONTINUE READING
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