DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2320-1770.ijrcog20211559

Prevalence and associated risk factors of gestational diabetes mellitus

Irkm Sivasarupa, Sivankumar Kumarapillai

Abstract


Gracelyn et al conducted a cross-sectional hospital-based study regarding the prevalence and significant risk factors of gestational diabetes mellitus in South Indian women.1 This study is important at this time because of the high frequency of gestational diabetes in South Asian ethnic groups especially in South Indian women.


Keywords


Gestational diabetes mellitus, Obesity, Screening, Antepartum fetal surveillance

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References


Gracelyn LJ, Saranya N. Prevalence of gestational diabetes mellitus in antenatal women and its associated risk factors. Int J Reprod Contracept Obstet Gynecol. 2016;5:285-91.

Mumtaz M. Gestational diabetes mellitus. Malays J Med Sci. 2000;7(1):4-9.