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ea0029p599 | Diabetes | ICEECE2012

Is there a seasonal variation in the incidence of gestational diabetes mellitus?

Vasileiou V. , Kyratzoglou E. , Athanasiadou A. , Giakoumi A. , Mouzakioti S. , Alevizaki M. , Anastasiou E.

Introduction: GDM seasonability has been rarely addressed, with conflicting results. The aim of the study is to evaluate monthly GDM incidence in a large group of Greek women.Methods: 7618 pregnant women underwent 100g OGTT during the third trimester (GDM: ADA 2000 criteria). Seasonal, monthly GDM incidences and mean seasonal glucose levels during OGTT were calculated. Mean month temperature data were obtained from the Greek Meteorological Service.<p...