Preeclampsia and risk of subsequent diabetes

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blythe
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Re : Preeclampsia and risk of subsequent diabetes

Postby blythe » Mon Oct 26, 2009 08:41 pm

Did they control for BMI? Did they speculate on the correlation?

I'm just not pleased to hear this and want an alternative explanation! ;-b

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Re : Preeclampsia and risk of subsequent diabetes

Postby missgamecock » Mon Oct 26, 2009 08:32 pm

That does NOT make me happy!!! Not having GD was the one thing that I passed in pregnancy!

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Re : Preeclampsia and risk of subsequent diabetes

Postby sonja » Mon Oct 26, 2009 08:12 pm

I don't even know what to say!

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Preeclampsia and risk of subsequent diabetes

Postby caryn » Mon Oct 26, 2009 07:16 pm

Preeclampsia was associated with a higher risk of diabetes adjusting for age, primigravidity, and gestational diabetes (hazard ratio, HR 1.82, 95%CI 1.26, 2.62) and in women without gestational diabetes (n = 30,109; HR 1.86, 95%CI 1.22, 2.84).

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19843005

Great. Even if you didn't get GD, you're at almost double the risk of developing diabetes. In fact, there's hardly any difference between the two groups.

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