Epidemiology of gestational diabetes mellitus according to IADPSG/WHO 2013 criteria among obese pregnant women in Europe
Egan, A. M.
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Egan AM,Vellinga A,Desoye G,van Poppel MNM,Simmons D,Dunne FP,DALI Core Investigator Grp (2016) 'Epidemiology of gestational diabetes mellitus according to IADPSG/WHO 2013 criteria among obese pregnant women in Europe'. Irish Journal Of Medical Science, 185 :369-369.
Accurate prevalence estimates for gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) amongst pregnant women in Europe are lacking due to the use of a multitude of diagnostic criteria and screening strategies in both high-risk women and the general pregnant population. Our aims were to calculate the prevalence of GDM in early, mid and late gestation in a cohort of women with BMI ≥29 kg/m2 across 11 centers in Europe using the IADPSG/WHO 2013 diagnostic criteria and to report pregnancy outcomes and important risk factors for GDM.