Maternal arterial stiffness in pregnancies affected by Type 1 diabetes mellitus.

@article{Anderson2009MaternalAS,
  title={Maternal arterial stiffness in pregnancies affected by Type 1 diabetes mellitus.},
  author={James Michael Anderson and Makrina D. Savvidou and Christina Kaihura and Carmel M McEniery and Kypros H. Nicolaides},
  journal={Diabetic medicine : a journal of the British Diabetic Association},
  year={2009},
  volume={26 11},
  pages={
          1135-40
        }
}
AIM There is little information about maternal central haemodynamics and arterial stiffness in pregnancies affected by Type 1 diabetes mellitus. The aim of the current study was to investigate whether maternal arterial stiffness is altered in pregnant women with Type 1 diabetes mellitus compared with women with uncomplicated pregnancies. METHODS This was a cross-sectional study involving 37 pregnant women without diabetes and 37 pregnant women with Type 1 diabetes mellitus during the second… CONTINUE READING