Influences of short body height and pre-pregnancy overweight on the risk of gestational diabetes mellitus

Tuesday, Oct 30, 2018

A cohort study in China investigated the impact of short body height, pre-pregnancy overweight/obesity and undue weight gain on gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). It is concluded that body height < 158 cm had a synergistic influence with pre-pregnancy overweight/obesity on the risk of GDM.


Li J, et al. Short Body Height and Pre-pregnancy Overweight for Increased Risk of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus: A Population-Based Cohort Study. Front Endocrinol (Lausanne). 2018;9:349.

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