Gestational diabetes: risk factors and recent advances in its genetics and treatment.

@article{Petry2010GestationalDR,
  title={Gestational diabetes: risk factors and recent advances in its genetics and treatment.},
  author={Clive J Petry},
  journal={The British journal of nutrition},
  year={2010},
  volume={104 6},
  pages={775-87}
}
The Hyperglycemia and Adverse Pregnancy Outcome (HAPO) study of over 23000 diabetes-free pregnancies has shown that at a population level an unequivocal linear relationship exists between maternal glucose concentrations around the beginning of the third trimester of pregnancy and the risk of their baby being born above the ninetieth centile for weight. With the rising incidence of gestational diabetes (GDM) across the developed world, largely paralleling the increased prevalence of obesity… CONTINUE READING

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