Ethnic differences in perinatal outcome of gestational diabetes mellitus.

@article{Silva2006EthnicDI,
  title={Ethnic differences in perinatal outcome of gestational diabetes mellitus.},
  author={Jana Kaida Silva and Joseph Keawe'aimoku Kaholokula and Robert E. Ratner and Marjorie Mau},
  journal={Diabetes care},
  year={2006},
  volume={29 9},
  pages={2058-63}
}
OBJECTIVE Despite the high rates of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) among certain Pacific Islander and Asian ethnic groups in the U.S., little is known about the risk for adverse perinatal outcomes in these populations. We sought to examine ethnic differences in perinatal outcome among Asian and Pacific-Islander women with GDM. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS A retrospective review of all women referred to the largest outpatient GDM program in the state of Hawai'i from 1995 to 2005 was… CONTINUE READING