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gestation

a. the development of the embryo of a viviparous mammal, between conception and birth: about 266 days in humans, 624 days in elephants, and 63 days in cats
b. (as modifier): gestation period
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The remaining 32 women delivered 32 singletons by normal vaginal delivery, 10 of them had normal uncomplicated pregnancy (control group), 8 had gestational hypertension, 7 had gestational diabetes, and 7 pregnancies were complicated by preterm labour (Fig.1).
"This is the largest study in pregnancy to show that Mediterranean diet minimizes the risk of gestational diabetes and weight gain.
"Incorporating the 2017 ACC/AHA guidelines into prenatal care practice could improve detection of high blood pressure during pregnancy and the efforts to reduce adverse maternal and neonatal outcomes in the perinatal period that are related to gestational hypertension," Hu said in a statement.
All 140 pregnant women in their first trimester with increased serum uric acid level (cut off value >4mg/dl) were included in the study according to inclusion criteria (Antenatal woman's with gestational amenorrhea of less than 13 weeks, Age 20 to 40 year, Parity 0 to 8) and exclusion criteria (Pregestational diabetes, Hypertension, Renal disease, Liver disease, Multiple gestations, Gout, Drugs which increases uric acid excretion, Past history of gestational diabetes mellitus, History of good size baby in previous pregnancies).
Term and late pre-term infants (defined as birth weight of at least 2 000 g or more and gestational age of 34 weeks or more), [19] who were born and admitted to the CHBAH neonatal unit from January 2012 to December 2013, with a main diagnosis of IDM.
The study compared mothers with and without gestational diabetes.
To determine the effects of gestational weight gain on a large and more diverse population, the researchers conducted a secondary analysis of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Maternal-Fetal Medicine Units Network's Assessment of Perinatal Excellence study.
In the current study, researchers evaluated whether the HbA1c test, commonly used to diagnose type 2 diabetes, could identify signs of gestational diabetes in the first trimester of pregnancy.
According to the authors, comparatively few studies have examined whether the HbA1c test could help identify the risk for gestational diabetes, and these studies have been limited to women already at high risk for the condition.
Demographic profile (name, age, gestational age, parity and medical illnesses) were obtained from each patient.
In the current study, researchers evaluated whether the HbA1c test (also called the Ale test)--commonly used to diagnose type 2 diabetes --could identify signs of gestational diabetes in the first trimester of pregnancy.