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Gestational Diabetes Mellitus and Cardiovascular Disease: The Role of Vascular Dysfunction

2014-08-27 03:18:33 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this research study is to look at whether there are differences in blood vessel function, risk for developing diabetes (high blood sugar), lipid (blood fat) levels, and levels of other blood markers between black women and white women who have or do not have gestational diabetes mellitus.

Study Design

Observational Model: Case Control, Time Perspective: Prospective

Conditions

Gestational Diabetes

Location

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston
Massachusetts
United States
02115

Status

Recruiting

Source

Brigham and Women's Hospital

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:18:33-0400

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

Diabetes mellitus induced by PREGNANCY but resolved at the end of pregnancy. It does not include previously diagnosed diabetics who become pregnant (PREGNANCY IN DIABETICS). Gestational diabetes usually develops in late pregnancy when insulin antagonistic hormones peaks leading to INSULIN RESISTANCE; GLUCOSE INTOLERANCE; and HYPERGLYCEMIA.

A condition of fetal overgrowth leading to a large-for-gestational-age FETUS. It is defined as BIRTH WEIGHT greater than 4,000 grams or above the 90th percentile for population and sex-specific growth curves. It is commonly seen in GESTATIONAL DIABETES; PROLONGED PREGNANCY; and pregnancies complicated by pre-existing diabetes mellitus.

The state of PREGNANCY in women with DIABETES MELLITUS. This does not include either symptomatic diabetes or GLUCOSE INTOLERANCE induced by pregnancy (DIABETES, GESTATIONAL) which resolves at the end of pregnancy.

Trophoblastic growth, which may be gestational or nongestational in origin. Trophoblastic neoplasia resulting from pregnancy is often described as gestational trophoblastic disease to distinguish it from germ cell tumors which frequently show trophoblastic elements, and from the trophoblastic differentiation which sometimes occurs in a wide variety of epithelial cancers. Gestational trophoblastic growth has several forms, including HYDATIDIFORM MOLE and CHORIOCARCINOMA. (From Holland et al., Cancer Medicine, 3d ed, p1691)

An infant having a birth weight lower than expected for its gestational age.

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