The predictive value of weight gain and waist circumference for gestational diabetes mellitus


TAKMAZ T. , Yalvac E. S. , ÖZCAN P. , Coban U., Karasu A. F. , Unsal M.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY, vol.16, no.3, pp.199-204, 2019 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 16 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.4274/tjod.galenos.2019.03266
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.199-204

Abstract

Objective: The first objective of this study was to investigate the relationship between gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) and gestational weight gain (WG), waist circumference (WC), prepregnancy, and gestational body mass index (BMI). The second aim of our study was to assess the ability of WG, WC, prepregnancy, and gestational BMI with special reference to their cut-off points on predicting the risk of GDM in pregnant women in Turkey.