Table 5.

Comparison of GDM and Control Groups by Follow-up Status

GDM
Followed Up
n = 58
GDM
Not Followed Up
n = 37
P
Value
Controls
Followed Up
n = 257
Controls
Not Followed Up
n = 262
P
Value
Maternal BMI23.224.8.0722.622.4.08
Mother obese* (%)7/57 (12.3)8/36 (22.2).1822/255 (8.6)19/260 (7.3).58
Birth–weight ratio1.101.09.761.061.05.22
Maternal triglyceride (mmol/L)2.322.23.701.891.84.22
Maternal glucose (mmol/L)9.489.57.836.336.22.07
Cord serum insulin (pmol/L)167.4122.2.11105.1109.0.33
  • * A total of six offspring across these categories were missing the data on maternal prepregnant BMI that were used to classify obesity status.