Vitamin D status and gestational diabetes mellitus

  title={Vitamin D status and gestational diabetes mellitus},
  author={Jayaraman Muthukrishnan and Goel Dhruv},
  booktitle={Indian journal of endocrinology and metabolism},
CONTEXT Vitamin D (Vit D) deficiency and gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) are increasingly being seen in Indian women. The role of Vit D in causing GDM is not clear. AIMS (1) To compare Vit D status in pregnant women with or without GDM. (2) Frequency of GDM in women with Vit D insufficiency and deficiency. (3) To reassess glucose tolerance after replacement of Vit D in those women with Vit D deficiency and GDM. SETTINGS AND DESIGN Tertiary Care Hospital, Antenatal Care Department based… CONTINUE READING