969: Long-term cardiovascular outcome of small for gestational age infants born to women with and without gestational diabetes mellitus Academic Article uri icon


  • Objective Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) and delivery of a small for gestational age (SGA) neonate have both been associated with long-term maternal cardiovascular morbidity. We sought to assess whether delivery of an SGA neonate to mother with GDM increases the risk of long-term cardiovascular morbidity in the offspring as compared with SGA to mothers without GDM. Study Design This is a population-based retrospective cohort study. The primary exposure was defined as delivery of an SGA infant to mother with GDM. Delivery of an SGA infant to mother without GDM comprised the comparison group. The main outcome evaluated was cardiovascular morbidity of the offspring up to the age of 18 years, predefined in a set of ICD 9 codes as documented in any hospitalization record. Kaplan-Meier survival curve was used to estimate cumulative incidence of cardiovascular …

publication date

  • January 1, 2018