The prevalence of the metabolic syndrome in a danish population of women with previous gestational diabetes mellitus is three-fold higher than in the general population

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Jeannet Lauenborg, Elisabeth Mathiesen, Torben Hansen, Charlotte Glümer, Torben Jørgensen, Knut Borch-Johnsen, Peter Hornnes, Oluf Pedersen, Peter Damm

Diabetes and obesity, components of the metabolic syndrome, are common characteristics of women with prior gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). Due to increasing incidence of diabetes and obesity, the metabolic syndrome might comprise a major health problem among these women.
Original languageEnglish
JournalJournal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism
Volume90
Issue number7
Pages (from-to)4004-10
Number of pages7
ISSN0021-972X
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2005

    Research areas

  • Adult, Diabetes, Gestational, Female, Humans, Metabolic Syndrome X, Middle Aged, Pregnancy, Prevalence

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