Effect of diabetes in pregnancy on offspring: follow-up research in the Pima Indians.

@article{Dabelea2000EffectOD,
  title={Effect of diabetes in pregnancy on offspring: follow-up research in the Pima Indians.},
  author={Dana Dabelea and William C. Knowler and David J. Pettitt},
  journal={The Journal of maternal-fetal medicine},
  year={2000},
  volume={9 1},
  pages={83-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To review data on the long-term effects of prenatal exposure to the diabetic intrauterine environment in the Pima Indians of Arizona. This population has high rates of Type 2 diabetes mellitus that has a strong genetic component and develops at young ages. METHODS Since 1965, Pima Indians at least 5 years old participated in a study of diabetes and its complications. This study consisted of biennial examinations with measurements of obesity and glucose tolerance and of glucose… CONTINUE READING