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

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

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

Keywords:

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

Abstract:

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.