OBJECTIVE: A cross-sectional institutional-based study was undertaken to know the prevalence of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM) among Indian pregnant women.
SUBJECTS AND METHODS: 325 pregnant women were screened for evidence of diabetes who were previously not known to be diabetic. They underwent 75 g, 2 hour, oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT). Chi-square test was done for statistically association of variables in GDM.
RESULTS AND CONCLUSIONS: The results of this study indicate that bad obstetrics history, obese patient on high calorie diet especially non vegetarian diet with less physical activity are highly prone to develop GDM.
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M.V. Jali*, B.R. Desai**, S. Gowda#, S. Kambar***, S.M. Jali§
A hospital based study of prevalence of gestational diabetes mellitus in an urban population of India
Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci
Vol. 15 - N. 11