Large-for-gestational-age newborns in women with insulin-treated gestational diabetes under strict metabolic control

  title={Large-for-gestational-age newborns in women with insulin-treated gestational diabetes under strict metabolic control},
  author={H. Leipold and C. Worda and C. Gruber and A. Kautzky-Willer and P. Husslein and D. Bancher-Todesca},
  journal={Wiener klinische Wochenschrift},
  • H. Leipold, C. Worda, +3 authors D. Bancher-Todesca
  • Published 2005
  • Medicine
  • Wiener klinische Wochenschrift
  • SummaryOBJECTIVE: To assess the influence of strict metabolic control in women with insulin-treated gestational diabetes on the risk of large-for-gestational-age (LGA) newborns, the frequency of obstetrical complications and fetal outcome. METHODS: In this prospective cohort study, 875 women were screened for gestational diabetes mellitus with a 75 g oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) between weeks 24 and 28 of gestation. The study group (n = 162) consisted of women with insulin-treated… CONTINUE READING
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