New evidence has confirmed for seasonal variation of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) – finding an odds ratio of 1.65 for a GDM diagnosis in summer compared to winter. A retrospective study of 7,618 pregnant women from Greece found GDM prevalence as high as 39% in summer compared to 28% in winter. A second prospective study ...
Too hot to handle: GDM rates rise with warmer temperatures
By Mardi Chapman
25 Jan 2018