A STUDY OF GESTATIONAL DIABETES MELLITUS AND ITS FETOMATERNAL OUTCOME IN VSSIMSAR,BURLA
BACKGROUND : Gestational diabetes mellitus is defined as carbohydrate intolerance of variable severity with onset or first recognition during the present pregnancy.OBJECTIVES :To assess the fetomaternal outcome of pregnancy in mothers with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). MATERIALS & METHODS: A study, conducted in 100 patients, where 50 were normal pregnant women and 50 pregnant women with GDM , was carried out in the department of obstetrics & gynecology of VSSIMSAR BURLA , over a period of 2 years .RESULTS: Increasing age(315.5years) of patient was associated with GDM. Preterm deliveries were more common among GDM cases (83%).IUGR and gestational hypertension are present in 71 % & 67 % of GDM cases.CONCLUSION: : Early detection of GDM and treatment would reduce fetomaternal mortality and morbidity.
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