Early-pregnancy maternal vitamin D status and maternal hyperglycaemia.

@article{Tomedi2013EarlypregnancyMV,
  title={Early-pregnancy maternal vitamin D status and maternal hyperglycaemia.},
  author={Laura Elizabeth Tomedi and Hyagriv N Simhan and Lisa M Bodnar},
  journal={Diabetic medicine : a journal of the British Diabetic Association},
  year={2013},
  volume={30 9},
  pages={
          1033-9
        }
}
AIMS To estimate the association between serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentrations and maternal hyperglycaemia (post-load glucose concentration ≥ 7.5 mmol/l). METHODS Pregnant women (n = 429; 61% black, 36% obese, 45% smokers) enrolled in a cohort study at <16 weeks gestation. Non-fasting blood samples were assayed for serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D at enrolment. At 24-28 weeks gestation, maternal hyperglycaemia was determined using a 50-g 1-h oral glucose challenge test. RESULTS A total of 67… CONTINUE READING
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