Higher Fetal Insulin Resistance in Chinese Pregnant Women with Gestational Diabetes Mellitus and Correlation with Maternal Insulin Resistance

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Qiuwei Wang; Ruiping Huang; Bin Yu; Fang Cao; Huiyan Wang; Ming Zhang; Xinhong Wang; Bin Zhang; Hong Zhou; Ziqiang Zhu;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE, volume 8, issue 4 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Identifiers: pmc: PMC3613391, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0059845
  • Subject: Endocrine System | Research Article | Biology | Insulin | Hormones | Prohormones | Pregnancy | Medicine | Anatomy and Physiology | Q | R | Gestational Diabetes | Science | Endocrine Physiology | Obstetrics and Gynecology | Pregnancy Complications | Diabetic Endocrinology | Endocrinology
    mesheuropmc: endocrine system diseases | nutritional and metabolic diseases | hormones, hormone substitutes, and hormone antagonists

OBJECTIVE:The aim of this study was to determine the effect of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) on fetal insulin resistance or β-cell function in Chinese pregnant women with GDM. MEASUREMENTS:Maternal fasting blood and venous cord blood samples (reflecting fetal cond... View more
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