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Prevalence of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus in Low risk pregnant women in the city of Bandar Abbas on April 2012 to October 2013

(2014) Prevalence of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus in Low risk pregnant women in the city of Bandar Abbas on April 2012 to October 2013. Bulletin of Environment, Pharmacology and Life Sciences.

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ABSTRACT Gestational diabetes Mellitus (GDM) is a common disorder that without screening would have remained undiagnosed and may result in hazardous consequences both for mother and neonate. Screening for GDM is still a matter of dispute and there is no consensus as yet regarding the screening of GDM.. Therefore the main objective of this study was to determine prevalence of GDM in low risk pregnant in women referred to selected health center of Bandar Abbas on March 2012 to September 2013. This was a cross Sectional study in which , the number of 1800 low risk pregnant women for GDM in during the first visit were investigated. During this visit, after obtaining the history and complete physical exam questionnaire was completed, all pregnant women to low risk of gestational diabetes was selected as the study group and for the glucose challenge test with 50 g glucose at 24-28 weeks of gestation age. If blood glucose was ≥ 130 mg/dl, two-hour glucose tolerance test by 75 g glucose requested. GTT was done according to International Association of Diabetes and Pregnancy Study Groups (IADPSG) criteria. The data were analyzed by SPSS and statistical analysis was performed using T and Chi square test. The results indicate that the prevalence of gestational diabetes in pregnant women at low risk of Bandar Abbas 3.4% (61 of the 1,800 patients studied had impaired oral glucose tolerance test). There is a significant relationship between GDM and location. According to this study, and high prevalence gestational diabetes mellitus in lowrisk pregnant it is suggested that the selective screening of pregnant women will do not detected most cases of GDM. Therefore, routine screening in low-risk women to be taken seriously.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Key words: Prevalence of diabetes, pregnancy, routine screening, low risk pregnant women
Subjects: WD Disorders of Systemic, Metabolic or Environmental Origin, etc. > WD 200-226 Metabolic Diseases
WP Gynecology and Obstetrics > WP 650-660 Therapy
Divisions: Research Vice-Chancellor Department > Fertility and Infertility Research Center
Depositing User: مركز تحقيقات بهداشت باروري و ناباروري

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