Journal article

Macrosomia Rates in Women with Diet-Controlled Gestational Diabetes: A Retrospective Study

Fatima Vally, Jeffrey Presneill, Thomas Cade

JOURNAL OF PREGNANCY | HINDAWI LTD | Published : 2017

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Current data on the rates of macrosomia in women with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) are heterogenous. No study has specifically examined macrosomia rates in women with diet-controlled gestational diabetes. AIMS: To compare the rates of macrosomia between mothers with diet-controlled GDM to mothers without diabetes mellitus. METHODS: A retrospective study in which all patients with diet-controlled GDM and singleton pregnancies in 2014 were considered for inclusion in the study. These cases were individually matched to mothers without GDM and without type 1 or 2 diabetes. Cases were matched to parity, age, and BMI. Controls were selected from the same year and as close as pos..

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