Epidemiology of Diabetes in Pregnancy Among First Nations and Non-First Nations Women in Saskatchewan, 1980‒2013. Part 2: Predictors and Early Complications; Results From the Diabetes in Pregnancy: Outcomes and Ramification from a Retrospective Longitudinal Intra- Intergenerational Study in Saskatchewan Project

ConclusionsAlong with previously recognized predictors of GDM and pre-GDM, FN ethnicity was an independent determinant of DIP in Saskatchewan from 1980 to 2013. Early mother/child birth complications were increased in both FN and non-FN with DIP, but more so in FN. Effective DIP prevention strategies, and improvements in preconception, prenatal and perinatal care, are required to remove ethnicity-based disparities in DIP rates and outcomes.RésuméObjectifsCompte tenu des disparités dans l’incidence du diabète pendant la grossesse (DPG) entre les femmes des Premières Nations (PN) et les femmes qui ne sont pas des Premières Nations (non-PN) de la Saskatchewan, nous avons comparé les prédicteurs et les taux de complications précoces du diabète gestationnel (DG) et du diabète prégestationnel (pré-DG) chez la mère et l’enfant entre les 2 populations de 1980 à 2013.MéthodesLes bases de données administratives du ministère de la Santé nous ont permis d’examiner tous les prédicteurs de DG et de pré-DG auprès d’une cohorte de femmes des PN et de femmes non-PN au moyen de modèles de régression logistique. À l’aide de l’analyse du khi carré, nous avons comparé les complications précoces de l’accouchement en fonction de l’ethnicité et du stat...
Source: Canadian Journal of Diabetes - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research

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