Elevated glycated hemoglobin predicts macrosomia among Asian Indian pregnant women (WINGS-9)

@inproceedings{Bhavadharini2017ElevatedGH,
  title={Elevated glycated hemoglobin predicts macrosomia among Asian Indian pregnant women (WINGS-9)},
  author={Balaji Bhavadharini and Manni Mohanraj Mahalakshmi and Mohan Deepa and Ranjani Harish and Belma Malanda and Arivudainambi Kayal and Anne Belton and Ponnusamy Saravanan and Unnikrishnan Ranjit and Ram Uma and Ranjit Mohan Anjana and Viswanathan Mohan},
  booktitle={Indian journal of endocrinology and metabolism},
  year={2017}
}
AIM The aim of this study was to determine the optimal glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) cut point for diagnosis of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) and to evaluate the usefulness of HbA1c as a prognostic indicator for adverse pregnancy outcomes. METHODS HbA1c estimations were carried out in 1459 pregnant women attending antenatal care centers in urban and rural Tamil Nadu in South India. An oral glucose tolerance test was carried out using 75 g anhydrous glucose, and GDM was diagnosed using the… CONTINUE READING