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ea0036oc6.2 | Oral Communications 6 | BSPED2014

The diabetic pregnancy and offspring adiposity in infancy and childhood: a meta-analysis

Logan Karen , Gale Chris , Hyde Matthew , Santhakumaran Shalini , Modi Neena

Introduction: Offspring of mothers with diabetes have greater risk of adverse metabolic outcome in later life. Increased adiposity is a plausible mediator. We performed a meta-analysis of studies examining adiposity in infants and children in relation to maternal diabetes.Methods: Citations were identified in PubMed and authors contacted for additional data. Fat free mass, fat mass, body fat %, and skinfold thickness were compared in offspring of mothers...