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a polygenic disease characterized by abnormally high glucose levels in the blood

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The remaining 32 women delivered 32 singletons by normal vaginal delivery, 10 of them had normal uncomplicated pregnancy (control group), 8 had gestational hypertension, 7 had gestational diabetes, and 7 pregnancies were complicated by preterm labour (Fig.1).
At the end of the study, the researchers found that those who switched to the Mediterranean-style diet were 35 percent less likely to develop gestational diabetes compared with the ones who did not change their diet.
"This is the first study to show that pregnant women at high risk of complications may benefit from a Mediterranean-style diet to reduce their weight gain and risk of gestational diabetes," said study author Shakila Thangaratinam.
All 140 pregnant women in their first trimester with increased serum uric acid level (cut off value >4mg/dl) were included in the study according to inclusion criteria (Antenatal woman's with gestational amenorrhea of less than 13 weeks, Age 20 to 40 year, Parity 0 to 8) and exclusion criteria (Pregestational diabetes, Hypertension, Renal disease, Liver disease, Multiple gestations, Gout, Drugs which increases uric acid excretion, Past history of gestational diabetes mellitus, History of good size baby in previous pregnancies).
It is the largest study to date comparing gestational diabetes in Europeans and non-Europeans and the first study to compare the incidence of gestational diabetes in India with Sweden.
HAPO-FUS compared the longterm effects of blood glucose levels in mothers who would have met the new definition of gestational diabetes with those who did not.
The national prevalences of preexisting and gestational diabetes were calculated for U.S.
The researchers found that the crude national prevalence of preexisting diabetes was 0.9 percent among women with live births and the prevalence of gestational diabetes was 6.0 percent in 2016.
In the current study, researchers evaluated whether the HbA1c test, commonly used to diagnose type 2 diabetes, could identify signs of gestational diabetes in the first trimester of pregnancy.
Insulin is therefore recommended for management of gestational diabetes to prevent babies from development of macrosomia which may also help in planning vaginal delivery and can reduce cesarean sections rate as well.
In the current study, researchers evaluated whether the HbA1c test (also called the Ale test)--commonly used to diagnose type 2 diabetes --could identify signs of gestational diabetes in the first trimester of pregnancy.
Javaid Sakrani said that gestational diabetes usually goes away after pregnancy, but, once a woman has had gestational diabetes, the chances are 75 percent that it will return in future pregnancies.
A total of 621 children were exposed in utero to TlDM, 9,453 to type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), 11,922 to gestational diabetes diagnosed by 26 weeks, and 24,505 to gestational diabetes diagnosed after 26 weeks.
This condition is called gestational diabetes. Unlike other types of diabetes, gestational diabetes is not permanent.