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ea0038p206 | Obesity, diabetes, metabolism and cardiovascular | SFEBES2015

Low vitamin B12 in pregnancy is associated with maternal obesity and gestational diabetes

Sukumar Nithya , Wilson Sean , Venkataraman Hema , Saravanan Ponnusamy

Aims: Vitamin B12 insufficiency has been linked with adiposity and insulin resistance. A clinical study from India showed that B12 insufficiency in pregnancy was associated with higher risk of gestational diabetes (GDM), mediated by maternal BMI. It is not known whether the same association exists among pregnant women in the UK.Methods: A retrospective study was done on women attending our antenatal clinic from 2010–2013. Information including mater...