Prognostic significance of birth of large infant for subsequent development of maternal non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus: a prospective study over 20-27 years.

@article{Larsson1986PrognosticSO,
  title={Prognostic significance of birth of large infant for subsequent development of maternal non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus: a prospective study over 20-27 years.},
  author={Gregor Larsson and Josefin Spjuth and Jonas Ranstam and I Vikbladh and O Saxtrup and Birger {\AA}stedt},
  journal={Diabetes care},
  year={1986},
  volume={9 4},
  pages={
          359-64
        }
}
In a prospective study, 270 women who gave birth to infants weighing greater than or equal to 4500 g (large baby, LB) underwent an oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) within the first week of the puerperium. Of these women, 179 (66.3%) were retested 3-10 yr later, and 236 (87.4%) were also evaluated 20-27 yr later. The frequency of pathologic OGTTs increased with time, but the tests were of little prognostic significance for the individual patient. Women who had borne LBs developed non-insulin… CONTINUE READING
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