Interrelation between umbilical cord serum sex hormones, sex hormone-binding globulin, insulin-like growth factor I, and insulin in neonates from normal pregnancies and pregnancies complicated by diabetes.

@article{Simmons1995InterrelationBU,
  title={Interrelation between umbilical cord serum sex hormones, sex hormone-binding globulin, insulin-like growth factor I, and insulin in neonates from normal pregnancies and pregnancies complicated by diabetes.},
  author={David Simmons},
  journal={The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism},
  year={1995},
  volume={80 7},
  pages={2217-21}
}
  • David Simmons
  • Published 1995 in
    The Journal of clinical endocrinology and…
Insulin concentration correlates negatively with sex hormone-binding globulin (SHBG) in adults, although the age at which this relationship develops is unknown. The present study assesses this relationship in a cohort of European, Maori, South Asian, and Pacific Islands neonates from 125 normal and 35 pregnancies complicated by diabetes. Maternal glycemia was assessed with a 3-h 100-g oral glucose tolerance test with fasting glucose and fructosamine concentrations determined at 36-38 weeks… CONTINUE READING
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