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International Journal of Reproductive BioMedicine
Research and Clinical Center for Infertility, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences of Yazd
ISSN: 1680-6433
EISSN: 2008-2177
Vol. 14, No. 4, 2016, pp. 275-278
Bioline Code: rm16036
Full paper language: English
Document type: Short Communication
Document available free of charge

International Journal of Reproductive BioMedicine, Vol. 14, No. 4, 2016, pp. 275-278

 en Complications in neonates of mothers with gestational diabetes mellitus receiving insulin therapy versus dietary regimen
Fazel-Sarjoui, Zhaleh; Namin, Amirali Khodayari; Kamali, Maryam; Namin, Nazanin Khodayari & Tajik, Ali


Background: Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is a common obstetrical complication with both maternal and fetal side effects.
Objective: This study was performed to determine the complications in neonates of mothers with GDM receiving insulin vs. dietary regimen.
Materials and Methods: In this prospective cohort study, 140 neonates of mothers with GDM attending Javaheri Hospital of Azad University in Tehran in 2013 and 2014 were enrolled and the complications in those receiving insulin versus. dietary regimen were compared.
Results: The results demonstrated that 95.7% of those who received a dietary regimen and 85.7% among those who received insulin had a good outcome showing statistically significant differences (p=0.042). The mortality rate was not differed among the patients in two groups (p>0.05).
Conclusion: According to the results of this study, it may be concluded that the frequency of complications in neonates of cases with GDM is getting less by receiving dietary regimen.

Neonate; Gestational diabetes mellitus; Treatment

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