Gestational diabetic patients with adequate management have normal cardiovascular autonomic regulation during the third trimester of pregnancy and 3 months after delivery.

OBJECTIVE The aim of the present study was to evaluate the influence of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) on hemodynamics and cardiovascular autonomic regulation at rest and their responses to head-up tilt (HUT). RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS We prospectively studied 79 pregnant women (51 with GDM, 28 without GDM) during the third trimester of pregnancy… CONTINUE READING