Gestational diabetes

Too hot to handle: GDM rates rise with warmer temperatures

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 ...

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