The risk of metabolic syndrome after gestational diabetes mellitus - a hospital-based cohort study.

@article{VilmiKerl2015TheRO,
  title={The risk of metabolic syndrome after gestational diabetes mellitus - a hospital-based cohort study.},
  author={Tiina Vilmi-Ker{\"a}l{\"a} and Outi Palom{\"a}ki and Merja I Vainio and Jukka Tapio Uotila and Ari Palom{\"a}ki},
  journal={Diabetology & metabolic syndrome},
  year={2015},
  volume={7},
  pages={
          43
        }
}
BACKGROUND Women with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) are at an increased risk of developing metabolic syndrome (MetS) after delivery. Recently, the prevalence of both GDM and MetS has increased worldwide, in parallel with obesity. We investigated whether the presentation of MetS and its clinical features among women with previous GDM differs from that among those with normal glucose tolerance during pregnancy, and whether excess body weight affects the results. METHODS This hospital… CONTINUE READING
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