Vol. 36 (2) 2015 Neuro endocrinology letters

Placental pathologic changes in gestational diabetes mellitus.

: Nowadays, the continuous rise of maternal obesity is followed by increased gestational diabetes mellitus incidence. GDM is associated with adverse fetal and neonatal outcome that often presents with macrosomia, birth trauma, neonatal hypoglycemia, and respiratory distress syndrome. Inclusion of GDM into 'the great obstetrical syndrome.....