Author(s): P. Maheshwari, T.S. Shanmugarajan


DOI: 10.5958/0974-360X.2017.00279.7   

Address: P. Maheshwari*, T.S. Shanmugarajan
Department of Pharmacy Practice, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Vels University (VISTAS), Pallavaram, Chennai-600117,Tamilnadu, India
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 10,      Issue - 6,     Year - 2017

Objectives: Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) and its risk of developing macrosomia (larger than normal birth weight) and Type 2 diabetes. This study was undertaken to determine the prevalence of GDM and risk factors associated with in urban women. Methods: This study which includes prospective observational study and effects on macrosomia and risk of developing Type 2 diabetes. The study was done in a gynecology department and carried out for a period of one year both in-patient and out-patients by using chi-square analysis for all statistical analysis. A detailed questionnaire was prepared to assess the patients. Results: Total of 1100 pregnant ladies being studied, 150 mothers had gestational diabetes mellitus, 950 mothers had Non-gestational diabetes. Gestational diabetes was seen more in the age group from 18-25(34.6%) of the population was seen less from the group from 36-40(10%). 36 gestational diabetes mellitus Patient had babies with macrosomia (24%). There were 85 babies born with macrosomia among the mothers who did not have gestational diabetes mellitus (8.94%). Conclusion: The study investigated the possible association of gestational diabetes mellitus and the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes mellitus among mothers. study suggested that gestational diabetes mellitus is a significant risk factor for macrosomia. Women who had gestational diabetes mellitus had 24% macrosomia delivery than women without gestational diabetes mellitus (8.94%)

Cite this article:
P. Maheshwari, T.S. Shanmugarajan. Gestational Diabetes mellitus effects on Macrosomia and risk of Developing Type 2 Diabetes in Tertiary care hospital. Research J. Pharm. and Tech. 2017; 10(6): 1589-1991. doi: 10.5958/0974-360X.2017.00279.7

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