Low plasma vitamin B12 in pregnancy is associated with gestational ‘diabesity’ and later diabetes

@article{Krishnaveni2009LowPV,
  title={Low plasma vitamin B12 in pregnancy is associated with gestational ‘diabesity’ and later diabetes},
  author={G V Krishnaveni and Jacqueline C. Hill and Sargoor R. Veena and Dattatray S Bhat and Andrew K. Wills and Chitra L.S. Karat and Chittaranjan Yajnik and Caroline H. D. Fall},
  journal={Diabetologia},
  year={2009},
  volume={52},
  pages={2350-2358}
}
This study was designed to test the hypothesis that low plasma vitamin B12 concentrations combined with high folate concentrations in pregnancy are associated with a higher incidence of gestational diabetes (GDM) and later diabetes. Women (N = 785) attending the antenatal clinics of one hospital in Mysore, India, had their anthropometry, insulin resistance (homeostasis model assessment-2) and glucose tolerance assessed at 30 weeks’ gestation (100 g oral glucose tolerance test; Carpenter–Coustan… CONTINUE READING
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