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The prevalence of gestational diabetes mellitus among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women in Australia: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Chamberlain, Catherine; Joshy, Grace; Li, Hang; Oats, Jeremy; Eades, Sandra; Banks, Emily


INTRODUCTION: Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is an important and increasing health problem. This study aims to investigate and explain the marked variation in reported GDM prevalence among Australian Indigenous women. MATERIALS AND METHODS: We searched five databases to August 2013 for studies of GDM prevalence; two people independently assessed search results, extracted data, and appraised risk of bias. Meta-analysis was conducted, and between-study heterogeneity examined using subgroup...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015-03-06
Type: Journal article
Source: Diabetes/Metabolism Research and Reviews
DOI: 10.1002/dmrr.2570


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