Body mass index and weight gain prior to pregnancy and risk of gestational diabetes mellitus.

Publication Type:

Journal Article


American journal of obstetrics and gynecology, Volume 198, Issue 4, p.409.e1-7 (2008)


2008, Adult, Body Mass Index, Case-Control Studies, Diabetes, Gestational, Female, Humans, Obesity, PREGNANCY, Pregnancy Complications, Public Health Sciences Division, Risk Factors, Time Factors, Weight Gain


The objective of the study was to evaluate obesity and rate of weight change during the 5 years before pregnancy and risk of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) in a nested case-control study.