Large-for-Gestational-Age Neonates in Type 1 Diabetes and Pregnancy: Contribution of Factors Beyond Hyperglycemia

@article{McGrath2018LargeforGestationalAgeNI,
  title={Large-for-Gestational-Age Neonates in Type 1 Diabetes and Pregnancy: Contribution of Factors Beyond Hyperglycemia},
  author={R. McGrath and S. Glastras and S. Hocking and G. Fulcher},
  journal={Diabetes Care},
  year={2018},
  volume={41},
  pages={1821 - 1828}
}
  • R. McGrath, S. Glastras, +1 author G. Fulcher
  • Published 2018
  • Medicine
  • Diabetes Care
  • Despite significant reductions in serious adverse perinatal outcomes for women with type 1 diabetes in pregnancy, the opposite effect has been observed for fetal overgrowth and associated complications, such as neonatal hypoglycemia, shoulder dystocia, and admission to the neonatal intensive care unit. In addition, infants born large for gestational age (LGA) have an increased lifetime risk of obesity, diabetes, and chronic disease. Although exposure to hyperglycemia plays an important role… CONTINUE READING

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