Gestational Diabetes: Factors Influencing the Rates of Subsequent Diabetes

  • John B. O’Sullivan

Abstract

The design of our initial study of gestational diabetes provided both an intervention trial and a longitudinal study. The results of the intervention trial, which concerned the effects of insulin treatment on the outcome of pregnancy, were summarized in the First Colloquium on Carbohydrate Metabolism in Pregnancy and the Newborn in 1973 (O’Sullivan, 1975). On the occasion of the Second Colloquium, my comments will be confined to data from the longitudinal study providing- current information on the rates of subsequent diabetes from that initial study and to some of the factors that determine these rates.

Keywords

Sugar Obesity Carbohydrate Dial Bete 

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