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Development of carbohydrate disturbances after pregnancy complicated by gestational diabetes mellitus

Czesław Wójcikowski
Diabetologia Praktyczna 2004;5(2):113-116.

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Vol 5, No 2 (2004): Practical Diabetology
Review articles (submitted)
Published online: 2004-04-02

Abstract

Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is any degree of glucose intolerance with onset or first recognition during pregnancy. In European population the prevalence of GDM may range from 2% to 6% of all pregnancies. The mean prevalence of GDM in difference difference regions in Poland has been estimated on 3.4%. Women with GDM are at in significant increased risk for the development of diabetes, usually type 2, after pregnancy. The prevalence of different types of carbohydrate disturbances in district Gdansk during 12 years after pregnancy complicated by GDM was 53.1%. The risk factors of diabetes type 2 after pregnancy have been indicated.

Abstract

Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is any degree of glucose intolerance with onset or first recognition during pregnancy. In European population the prevalence of GDM may range from 2% to 6% of all pregnancies. The mean prevalence of GDM in difference difference regions in Poland has been estimated on 3.4%. Women with GDM are at in significant increased risk for the development of diabetes, usually type 2, after pregnancy. The prevalence of different types of carbohydrate disturbances in district Gdansk during 12 years after pregnancy complicated by GDM was 53.1%. The risk factors of diabetes type 2 after pregnancy have been indicated.
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Keywords

gestational diabetes mellitus; impaired glucose tolerance; fasting glucose; risk factors

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Title

Development of carbohydrate disturbances after pregnancy complicated by gestational diabetes mellitus

Journal

Clinical Diabetology

Issue

Vol 5, No 2 (2004): Practical Diabetology

Pages

113-116

Published online

2004-04-02

Bibliographic record

Diabetologia Praktyczna 2004;5(2):113-116.

Keywords

gestational diabetes mellitus
impaired glucose tolerance
fasting glucose
risk factors

Authors

Czesław Wójcikowski

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