Second Trimester Insulin Resistance, Early Pregnancy Body Mass Index and Gestational Weight Gain

@article{Stuebe2009SecondTI,
  title={Second Trimester Insulin Resistance, Early Pregnancy Body Mass Index and Gestational Weight Gain},
  author={Alison M. Stuebe and Thomas F Mcelrath and Ravi I. Thadhani and Jeffrey L. Ecker},
  journal={Maternal and Child Health Journal},
  year={2009},
  volume={14},
  pages={254-260}
}
Objectives Because prior work suggests an association between high insulin concentrations in early pregnancy and excess gestational weight gain, we examined such associations in a prospective cohort. Methods Multivariate regression analysis of early pregnancy insulin homeostasis and gestational weight gain among 434 women enrolled in the MGH Obstetrical Maternal Study. Results We found that the association between insulin quartile and gestational weight gain varied depending on maternal body… CONTINUE READING