Interaction of body weight and ethnicity on risk of gestational diabetes mellitus.

  title={Interaction of body weight and ethnicity on risk of gestational diabetes mellitus.},
  author={S{\'o}nia Rodrigues and Esther J Robinson and Heberto Ghezzo and Katherine Gray-Donald},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  volume={70 6},
BACKGROUND The James Bay Cree of Canada have one of the highest recorded rates of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) among aboriginal people worldwide; the reasons for this elevated risk remain to be documented. OBJECTIVE Our objective was to compare predictors and risk of GDM between the James Bay Cree and non-Native Canadians. DESIGN Risk for GDM was compared between Cree and non-Native women by 1) adjusting statistically for differences in age, parity, pregravid weight, and smoking… CONTINUE READING

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