Journal article

Pregnancy outcomes among women with type 1 diabetes mellitus using continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion versus multiple daily injections: A retrospective cohort study

Benjamin RS Dixon, Alison Nankervis, Stephanie CN Hopkins, Thomas J Cade

OBSTETRIC MEDICINE | SAGE PUBLICATIONS LTD | Published : 2019

Abstract

Background: Insulin delivery options for pregnant women with type 1 diabetes mellitus are either continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion or multiple daily injections. The aim of this paper is to compare pregnancy outcomes in women with type 1 diabetes mellitus using continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion or multiple daily injections in pregnancy. Methods: Retrospective single-centre cohort study of 298 pregnancies booked between 2006 and 2016. Descriptive analysis was performed for HbA1c values. Logistic regression models were created to compare selected maternal and neonatal outcomes. Results: Continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion was associated with increased risk of large-for-gestat..

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