Reduced incidence of gestational diabetes with bariatric surgery.

  title={Reduced incidence of gestational diabetes with bariatric surgery.},
  author={Anne E. Burke and W. Lance Bennett and Roxanne M Jamshidi and Marta Marsh Gilson and Jeanne M Clark and J Bradley Segal and Andrew D. Shore and Thomas H. Magnuson and Francesca Dominici and Albert W. Wu and Martin A. Makary},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Surgeons},
  volume={211 2},
BACKGROUND Obesity is a risk factor for gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), and bariatric surgery is an effective treatment for obesity. Our objective was to determine the association of bariatric surgery with the incidence of GDM and related complications. STUDY DESIGN We performed a retrospective study comparing rates of GDM and related outcomes (including cesarean section, large-for-gestational-age infant, shoulder dystocia, and infection) between a group of women with a delivery before… CONTINUE READING


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