Journal article

Risk factors for pregnancy outcomes in Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes

Jas-Mine Seah, Ning M Kam, Lydia Wong, Cara Tanner, Alexis Shub, Christine Houlihan, Elif Ekinci

INTERNAL MEDICINE JOURNAL | WILEY | Published : 2021

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Understanding the risk factors and pregnancy outcomes in women affected by Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes is important for pre-pregnancy counselling. AIM: To explore differences in pregnancy outcomes between women with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, and healthy controls, and to examine the relationships between potential adverse risk factors and pregnancy outcomes in this cohort of women. METHODS: This is a 10-year retrospective study of women with Type 1 diabetes (n = 92), Type 2 diabetes (n = 106) and healthy women without diabetes (controls) (n = 119) from a tertiary obstetric centre. Clinical and biochemical characteristics of women with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes were determined an..

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