Increasing prevalence of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) over time and by birth cohort: Kaiser Permanente of Colorado GDM Screening Program.

@article{Dabelea2005IncreasingPO,
  title={Increasing prevalence of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) over time and by birth cohort: Kaiser Permanente of Colorado GDM Screening Program.},
  author={Dana Dabelea and Janet K. Snell-Bergeon and Cynthia L. Hartsfield and Kimberly J. Bischoff and Richard F. Hamman and R. Steve McDuffie},
  journal={Diabetes care},
  year={2005},
  volume={28 3},
  pages={579-84}
}
OBJECTIVE The prevalence of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) varies in direct proportion with the prevalence of type 2 diabetes in a given population or ethnic group. Given that the number of people with diabetes worldwide is expected to increase at record levels through 2030, we examined temporal trends in GDM among diverse ethnic groups. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS Kaiser Permanente of Colorado (KPCO) has used a standard protocol to universally screen for GDM since 1994. This report is… CONTINUE READING
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