994: Long-term endocrine outcome of small for gestational age infants born to mother with and without gestational diabetes mellitus Academic Article uri icon


  • Objective Small for gestational age (SGA) infants and infants born to mothers with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) are at an increased risk for significant morbidity and mortality, mainly metabolic disorders. We aimed to question the long-term endocrine morbidity of SGA infants born to mothers with GDM compared to SGA infants born to non- diabetic mothers. Study Design A population-based cohort study was performed to assess the risk for endocrine morbidity among children born SGA to mothers with GDM compared to SGA infants born to non-diabetic mothers. The main outcome evaluated was endocrine morbidity of the offspring up to the age of 18 years, predefined in a set of ICD 9 codes. Endocrine morbidity included thyroid disease, insulin and non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus, hypoglycemia, childhood obesity, parathyroid hormone disease, adrenal …

publication date

  • January 1, 2018