The effect of gender and gestational diabetes mellitus on cord leptin concentration.

@article{Okereke2002TheEO,
  title={The effect of gender and gestational diabetes mellitus on cord leptin concentration.},
  author={Ndubueze C Okereke and Jennifer Uvena-Celebrezze and Larraine Hutson-Presley and Saeid Baradaran Amini and Patrick Michael Catalano},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={2002},
  volume={187 3},
  pages={798-803}
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to determine the relationship of neonatal sex and gestational diabetes mellitus on cord leptin concentration and to determine whether cord leptin has a stronger correlation with fat mass compared with birth weight or lean body mass. We hypothesized that there are no significant differences in fetal leptin concentration between male and female or between neonates of mothers with gestational diabetes mellitus and control neonates, when adjusted for body… CONTINUE READING