Plasma Levels of Alanine Aminotransferase in the First Trimester Identify High Risk Chinese Women for Gestational Diabetes

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Junhong Leng; Cuiping Zhang; Peng Wang; Nan Li; Weiqin Li; Huikun Liu; Shuang Zhang; Gang Hu; Zhijie Yu; Ronald CW Ma; Juliana CN Chan; Xilin Yang;
  • Publisher: Nature Publishing Group
  • Journal: Scientific Reports,volume 6 (issn: 2045-2322, eissn: 2045-2322)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1038/srep27291, pmc: PMC4893691
  • Subject: Article
    mesheuropmc: nutritional and metabolic diseases

Alanine aminotransferase (ALT) predicts type 2 diabetes but it is uncertain whether it also predicts gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). We recruited 17359 Chinese women with ALT measured in their first trimester. At 24–28 weeks of gestation, all women underwent a 50-g... View more
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