Lower levels of placental growth hormone in early pregnancy in women with type 1 diabetes and large for gestational age infants.

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OBJECTIVE To evaluate whether levels of placental growth hormone (GH) and Insulin-like Growth Factor-I (IGF-I) are associated with development of LGA infants in pregnant women with type 1 diabetes. DESIGN Observational study of 103 consecutive pregnant women with long-term type 1 diabetes and median HbA1c 6.6% (range 4.9-10.5) (49 mmol/mol (30-91)) in… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ghir.2015.11.002

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