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Rickard Claesson

Physician

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The relative importance of maternal body mass index and glucose levels for prediction of large-for-gestational-age births.

Author

  • Kerstin Berntorp
  • Eva Anderberg
  • Rickard Claesson
  • Claes Ignell
  • Karin Källén

Summary, in English

The risk of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) increases substantially with increasing maternal body mass index (BMI). The aim of the present study was to evaluate the relative importance of maternal BMI and glucose levels in prediction of large-for-gestational-age (LGA) births.

Department/s

  • Genomics, Diabetes and Endocrinology
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology (Lund)
  • Tornblad Institute
  • EpiHealth: Epidemiology for Health

Publishing year

2015

Language

English

Publication/Series

BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth

Volume

15

Document type

Journal article

Publisher

BioMed Central (BMC)

Topic

  • Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine

Status

Published

Research group

  • Genomics, Diabetes and Endocrinology
  • Tornblad Institute

ISBN/ISSN/Other

  • ISSN: 1471-2393