Iranian Journal of Reproductive Medicine
Research and Clinical Center for Infertility, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences of Yazd
Vol. 14, No. 4, 2016, pp. 275-278
Bioline Code: rm16036
Full paper language: English
Document type: Short Communication
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Iranian Journal of Reproductive Medicine, Vol. 14, No. 4, 2016, pp. 275-278
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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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