Low Carbohydrate–Diet Scores and Long-term Risk of Type 2 Diabetes Among Women With a History of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus: A Prospective Cohort Study

@inproceedings{Bao2016LowCS,
  title={Low Carbohydrate–Diet Scores and Long-term Risk of Type 2 Diabetes Among Women With a History of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus: A Prospective Cohort Study},
  author={Wei Bao and Shanshan Li and Jorge E. Chavarro and Deirdre K. Tobias and Yeyi Zhu and Frank B Hu and Cuilin Zhang},
  booktitle={Diabetes care},
  year={2016}
}
OBJECTIVE Low-carbohydrate diets (LCDs) may improve short-term glycemic control in patients with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), but the long-term effect on progression from GDM to type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is unknown. We aimed to examine the long-term risk of T2DM in association with a low-carbohydrate dietary pattern among women with a history of GDM. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS Overall, 4,502 women with a history of GDM from the Nurses' Health Study II (NHSII) cohort, as part of… CONTINUE READING