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

  • Kerstin Berntorp
  • Eva Anderberg
  • Rickard Claesson
  • Claes Ignell
  • Karin Källén
Publishing year: 2015
Language: English
Publication/Series: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth
Volume: 15
Document type: Journal article
Publisher: BioMed Central

Abstract 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.


  • Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine


  • Genomics, Diabetes and Endocrinology
  • Tornblad Institute
  • ISSN: 1471-2393
E-mail: rickard [dot] claesson [at] med [dot] lu [dot] se


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