Are rates of Gestational Diabetes Melitus (GDM) more common amongst women with a history of GDM?

From: Diabetes Care

Journal rating:
rating: 99%
Study Quality:
rating: 40%
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Overall Reliability

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Partcipants
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Participants/situation

  • 13 studies included

Study

  • The paper is a systematic review / meta analysis of all relevant trials.
  • This means that the data from all similar trials has been grouped to form an overall outcome.

Results

  • After the first pregnancy, recurrence rates varied between 30 and 84%.
  • Lower rates were found in non-Hispanic white populations (30 –37%), and higher rates were found in minority populations (52– 69%).
  • No other risk factors were consistently associated with recurrence of GDM across studies. 

Answer

  • Yes (without confidence)

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