Pregravid body mass index as a predictor of gestational diabetes mellitus.

@article{Ogonowski2009PregravidBM,
  title={Pregravid body mass index as a predictor of gestational diabetes mellitus.},
  author={Jarosław Ogonowski and Tomasz Miazgowski and Magdalena Kuczyńska and Barbara Krzyżanowska-Świniarska and Zbigniew Celewicz},
  journal={Diabetic medicine : a journal of the British Diabetic Association},
  year={2009},
  volume={26 4},
  pages={334-8}
}
AIMS It has been well documented that overweight or obesity before pregnancy is a strong predictor of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). The aim of this study was to assess the risk of GDM in women who were classified on the basis of pregravid body mass index (BMI) as normal weight and underweight. SUBJECTS AND METHODS We analysed medical records of… CONTINUE READING