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ea0038p267 | Obesity, diabetes, metabolism and cardiovascular | SFEBES2015

Evidence of foetal growth restriction in South-Asian foetuses of GDM mothers?

Venkatarman Hema , Craik Sam , Sukumar Nithya , Saravanan Ponnusamy

Research question: Are there ethnic differences in foetal growth patterns in GDM?Methods: Retrospective data collection was undertaken for all women with GDM between 2008 and 2012 at University Hospital Coventry. Foetal biometric data was obtained at 28, 32, and 36 weeks gestation for 125 South-Asian (SA) and 142 WC.Results: Compared to WC, SA had had lower BMI (28.5±6.1 kg/m2 vs 32.2±7.4 kg/m2), hei...