Those who developed GDM or LGA at birth were significantly older
Associated with neonatal LGA (P = 0.0003)
Not associated with GDM (P = 0.82)
Second trimester LGA diagnosis was significantly associated with
GDM: Odds ratio (OR) 2.54 (95% CI, 1.29 to 5.03; p=0.007)
Neonatal LGA at birth: OR 6.85 (95% CI, 3.60 to 13.05; p<0.0001)
Risk for developing GDM or neonatal LGA were independent other risk factors
An LGA diagnosis at second trimester ultrasound is associated with development of GDM and LGA at birth
The authors state that
This may offer a unique opportunity to identify pregnancies at high risk of developing GDM and LGA at birth (with associated neonatal morbidity) as well as potential intervention with earlier screening for diabetes and serial ultrasound measurement for fetal weight
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