Prevalence of gestational diabetes mellitus and associated risk factors in Turkish women: the Trabzon GDM Study


Erem C., Kuzul U. B. , Deger O., ÇAN G.

ARCHIVES OF MEDICAL SCIENCE, vol.11, no.4, pp.724-735, 2015 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 11 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.5114/aoms.2015.53291
  • Journal Name: ARCHIVES OF MEDICAL SCIENCE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.724-735
  • Keywords: gestational diabetes mellitus, prevalence, screening, associated risk factors, Turkish population, Trabzon, WEIGHT-GAIN, GLUCOSE-TOLERANCE, CIGARETTE-SMOKING, PREGNANCY, POPULATION, CRITERIA, OUTCOMES, CITY, GUIDELINES, MANAGEMENT

Abstract

Introduction: The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) in Turkish pregnant women in the Trabzon Region and further to identify population-specific risk factors for GDM.