Journal of Diabetes & Metabolism

ISSN - 2155-6156


Martina Persson

Martina Persson
Karolinska University Hospital, Karolinska Institutet,

  • Research Article
    Effect of Parity on Pregnancy Outcome in Women with Type-1 Diabetes – A Swedish Population-based Study
    Author(s): Martina Persson and Dharmintra PasupathyMartina Persson and Dharmintra Pasupathy

    Aim: Women without diabetes are at increased risk of pregnancy complications in their first pregnancy. The aim of this study was to investigate if the risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes also differs with parity in women with type 1 diabetes (T1DM). Methods: Population based prospective cohort study of all singleton pregnancies to women with T1DM (n=4092) in Sweden between 1998 and 2007. Data was derived from the Swedish Medical Birth Registry. Outcomes of interest were preeclampsia (PE), gestational hypertension (GH), major malformation, perinatal mortality (PMR), preterm delivery, large for gestational age (LGA), small for gestational age (SGA) and neonatal death. Logistic regression analysis was used to obtain odds ratios (OR) for adverse outcomes in relation to parity. Interaction tests were performed to compare the association of interest in non-diabetic pregnancies. Results: The .. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2155-6156.1000534

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