Maternal BMI and gestational diabetes alter placental lipid transporters and fatty acid composition.

@article{Segura2017MaternalBA,
  title={Maternal BMI and gestational diabetes alter placental lipid transporters and fatty acid composition.},
  author={Mar{\'i}a Teresa Segura and Hans Demmelmair and Susanne Krauss-Etschmann and P Linga Nathan and Stefan Dehmel and Maria Carmen Padilla and Ricardo A. Rueda and Berthold Koletzko and Cristina Campoy},
  journal={Placenta},
  year={2017},
  volume={57},
  pages={144-151}
}
INTRODUCTION Placental fatty acid (FA) uptake and metabolism depend on maternal supply which may be altered when women have a high pre-pregnancy body mass index (BMI) or develop gestational diabetes (GDM). Consequently, an impaired FA transport to the fetus may negatively affect fetal development. While placental adaptation of maternal-fetal glucose… CONTINUE READING