Eyal Sheiner, Israel

Moderator Of 1 Session

ORAL PRESENTATION SESSION
Session Type
ORAL PRESENTATION SESSION
Channel
La Paz
Date
22.02.2020, Saturday
Session Time
10:30 - 12:00

Presenter Of 1 Presentation

Maternal and neonatal long- term outcome after pregnancy complicated with diabetes

Session Type
PARALLEL SESSION
Date
20.02.2020, Thursday
Session Time
16:40 - 18:00
Channel
Paris
Lecture Time
17:40 - 18:00

Abstract

Background and Aims

Pregnancy occurs relatively early in a woman's lifespan. Experiencing a complicated pregnancy with Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) can uniquely serve as an early indicator of future maternal non-communicable disease, and therefore can offer an opportunity to initiate meaningful risk reduction strategies.

Methods

A critically reviewed data from studies regarding long-term consequences (both mother and offspring).

Results

Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is an independent risk factor for future longer-term risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), metabolic syndrome, cardiovascular morbidity, malignancies, ophthalmic, psychiatric, and renal disease in the mother. Offspring risk long-term adverse health outcomes, including T2DM, subsequent obesity, impacted neurodevelopmental outcome, increased neuropsychiatric morbidity, and ophthalmic disease.

Conclusions

Although only scarce evidence exists on the long-term effectiveness of risk-reduction interventions, the postpartum period should still be the focus for actions such as lifestyle modification (optimal weight goals, exercise, smoking cessation) and controlling for cardio-metabolic risk factors (blood pressure, glucose, lipids and weight gain) that may help abate the development of future cardio-vascular diseases, as early as their pre-clinical stage.

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