The impact of family history of diabetes on risk factors for gestational diabetes.

@article{Retnakaran2007TheIO,
  title={The impact of family history of diabetes on risk factors for gestational diabetes.},
  author={Ravi Retnakaran and Philip W. Connelly and Mathew Sermer and Bernard Zinman and Anthony J. G. Hanley},
  journal={Clinical endocrinology},
  year={2007},
  volume={67 5},
  pages={754-60}
}
OBJECTIVE Familial history of type 2 diabetes (FHD) represents a pathophysiologically unique risk factor for gestational diabetes (GDM), insofar as it encompasses both inherited and lifestyle elements. We thus hypothesized that the risk factors for gestational hyperglycaemia in women with FHD may differ from those in women without FHD. DESIGN/PATIENTS/MEASUREMENTS GDM risk factors were evaluated in 90 women with FHD and in 83 women without FHD, at the time of oral glucose tolerance testing in… CONTINUE READING