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Patrik Šimják, Anna Cinkajzlová, Kateřina Anderlová, Antonín Pařízek, Miloš Mráz, Michal Kršek and Martin Haluzík

Introduction Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is the most common metabolic disorder of pregnancy. It is defined as diabetes diagnosed in the second or third trimester of pregnancy in patients with no history of diabetes prior to gestation

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Martha Lappas, Kirin Yee, Michael Permezel and Gregory E Rice

A , Shnawa N, Krugluger W, Hopmeier P, Schernthaner G & Haffner SM 1999 Relative hypoleptinaemia in women with mild gestational diabetes mellitus. Diabetic Medicine 16 656 –662. Garcia-Arencibia M , Molero S, Davila

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H Y Li, Y X Liu, L Harvey, S Shafaeizadeh, E M van der Beek and W Han

Introduction Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is a serious condition that affects maternal and child health but may still be relatively neglected in current practice. It is currently estimated to affect 14% of pregnancies worldwide

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Muhammad Furqan Bari, Sherry Ngo, Claire C Bastie, Allan M Sheppard and Manu Vatish

Introduction Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), defined as glucose intolerance resulting in hyperglycaemia of variable severity during pregnancy, is the commonest metabolic complication of pregnancy ( Virjee et al . 2001 ), with increasing

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Martha Lappas

Introduction Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is characterised as any degree of glucose intolerance with first recognition during pregnancy. It is the most common type of diabetes found in pregnancy, affecting up to 14% of all pregnancies ( Kim

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Martha Lappas, Amberlee Mittion and Michael Permezel

Introduction Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is a glucose intolerance of varying severity with onset or first recognition during pregnancy that complicates ∼2–4% of pregnancies ( Beischer et al . 1996 ). Both patients with GDM, and their

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Karen Oliva, Gillian Barker, Gregory E Rice, Mark J Bailey and Martha Lappas

). Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), defined as any degree of glucose intolerance with onset or first recognition during pregnancy ( Kuhl 1998 ), affects up to 18% of all pregnancies ( Pregnancy 2010 ). Like type 2 diabetes, the prevalence rate of GDM has also

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Kok Lim Kua, Shanming Hu, Chunlin Wang, Jianrong Yao, Diana Dang, Alexander B Sawatzke, Jeffrey L Segar, Kai Wang and Andrew W Norris

Abdul Aziz SH John CM Mohamed Yusof NIS Nordin M Ramasamy R Adam A Mohd Fauzi F 2016 Animal model of gestational diabetes mellitus with pathophysiological resemblance to the human condition induced by multiple factors (nutritional, pharmacological

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Oliver C Watkins, Mohammed Omedul Islam, Preben Selvam, Reshma Appukuttan Pillai, Amaury Cazenave-Gassiot, Anne K Bendt, Neerja Karnani, Keith M Godfrey, Rohan M Lewis, Markus R Wenk and Shiao-Yng Chan

Gestational diabetes mellitus decreases placental uptake of long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids: involvement of long-chain acyl-CoA synthetase . Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry 1741 – 1750 . ( ) Balla

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Martha Lappas, Sofianos Andrikopoulos and Michael Permezel

). Certainly, a number of significant pregnancy complications, including gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) and pre-eclampsia ( Hubel 1999 , Myatt & Cui 2004 , Siddiqui et al . 2010 ), are associated with altered placental glucose metabolism ( Osmond et al