Thyroid autoimmunity in pregnant women at risk for GDM.

  title={Thyroid autoimmunity in pregnant women at risk for GDM.},
  author={Antonella Olivieri and Fabrizio Magnani and Herbert Valensise and Massimo D'Archivio and Emanuela Medda and Sara Baccarini and Mariella Sorcini and Carlo Romanini},
  journal={Annali dell'Istituto superiore di sanita},
  volume={33 3},
Presence of antithyroid autoantibodies (ThyAb) during pregnancy is strictly related to the risk of developing post partum thyroiditis (PPT) and this risk is increased in IDDM pregnant women. Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is defined as carbohydrate intolerance of variable severity that begins, or is first diagnosed, during pregnancy. GDM is considered… CONTINUE READING