Maternal serum ferritin and gestational impaired glucose tolerance.

  title={Maternal serum ferritin and gestational impaired glucose tolerance.},
  author={Terence T Lao and Kar Fai Tam},
  journal={Diabetes care},
  volume={20 9},
OBJECTIVE To determine if the reported features of decreased iron store in the infant of diabetic mother are related to underlying maternal iron deficiency, a prospective case-control study was performed on a group of low-risk antenatal patients without preexisting anemia or thalassemia trait and before the diagnosis of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) in the last trimester. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS At the time of routine screening for anemia and GDM at 28-30 weeks of gestation, an… CONTINUE READING


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