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|Title:||Postpartum maternal adipokines and infant weight for length at 1 year in women with gestational diabetes|
|Authors:||Shub, Alexis;Churilov, Leonid;Miranda, Manisha;Georgiou, Harry M;Lappas, Martha|
|Citation:||Journal of Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal Medicine 2017; online first: 7 December|
|Abstract:||BACKGROUND: Maternal, cord blood and childhood adipokines have been associated with childhood obesity. We investigated whether postpartum maternal adipokines are associated with increased weight at 1 year of age in children of women with gestational diabetes (GDM). METHODS: Plasma leptin and adiponectin concentrations were measured in 160 women at approximately 12 weeks following pregnancy with GDM and compared to infant weight for length z-score at 1 year of age after adjustment for maternal and infant demographic variables. RESULTS: No association was demonstrated between maternal postpartum leptin and adiponectin concentrations and infant weight for length z-score at 1 year of age|
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