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Diabetes in pregnancy outcomes: A systematic review and proposed codification of definitions

Denice S Feig, Rosa Corcoy, Dorte Moller Jensen, Alexandra Kautzky-Willer, Christopher J Nolan, Jeremy JN Oats, David A Sacks, Francisca Caimari, H David McIntyre



Rising rates of diabetes in pregnancy have led to an escalation in research in this area. As in any area of clinical research, definitions of outcomes vary from study to study, making it difficult to compare research findings and draw conclusions. Our aim was to compile and create a repository of definitions, which could then be used universally. A systematic review of the literature was performed on published and ongoing randomized controlled trials in the area of diabetes in pregnancy between 01 Jan 2000 and 01 Jun 2012. Other sources included the World Health Organization and Academic Society Statements. The advice of experts was sought when appropriate definitions were lacking. Among the..

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