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F Mohammadzade

Relationship Between ABO Blood Group and the Incidence of Gestational Diabetes in Pregnant Women ‎in Gorgan, North of Iran‎

So far, the relationships between blood groups and 70 diseases had been established. Therefore, the present study was conducted, for the determination of the relationship between ABO blood groups with GDM. The findings showed that blood group O had preventive effects on the development of GDM and subjects with non O blood group were more likely to suffer from GDM.


INTRODUCTION: Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is defined as a glucose intolerance that first occurs during pregnancy (1). ABO blood group has an important role in the human body Physiology.Early detection and treatment of GDM reduce its complications  (3).So far, the relationship between blood group and 70 disease has been identified.Therefore, the present study were conducted,for determination  the relationship between ABO blood groups with GDM.

23 Nov, 2015
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e-Published: 14 Mar, 2016


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