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Gestational diabetes mellitus and interpregnancy weight change: A populationbased cohort study

PLOS Medicine, 2017

Results showed that risk increased significantly for women with BMI below and above 25 at first pregnancy, although it increased more for the former group. These results suggest weight change as a metabolic mechanism behind the increased risk of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), thus weight change should be acknowledged as an independent factor for screening GDM in clinical guidelines.

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