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Metabolic and polycystic ovary syndromes in indigenous South Asian women with previous gestational diabetes mellitus.

Authors
  • Wijeyaratne, C N
  • Waduge, R
  • Arandara, D
  • Arasalingam, A
  • Sivasuriam, A
  • Dodampahala, S H
  • Balen, A H
Type
Published Article
Journal
BJOG : an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology
Publication Date
Oct 01, 2006
Volume
113
Issue
10
Pages
1182–1187
Identifiers
PMID: 16972862
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The prevalence of MS and PCOS in indigenous Sri Lankan women 3 years postpartum is significantly higher in those with previous GDM compared with ethnically matched controls. This confirms an association between GDM and subsequent PCOS and MS.

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