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Table 2 Anthropometric and lab parameters among studied groups

From: Are single nucleotide polymorphisms rs7903146 and rs12255372 in transcription factor 7-like 2 gene associated with an increased risk for gestational diabetes mellitus in Egyptian women?

  GDM (n=114) Control (n=114) P value
Maternal age (years) 27.9 ± 3.8 27.2 ± 3.2 0.05
BMI (kg/m2) 28 ± 2 26.3 ± 4.5 < 0.001
SPB (mmHg) 127± 3 120± 6 < 0.001
DBP (mmHg) 77 ± 4 73 ± 5 < 0.001
HA1c % (1st visit) 5.3 4.9 ± 0.3 < 0.001
FBS (mg/dL) 118 ± 5.5 80 ± 9 < 0.001
2h postprandial 179 ± 8.7 114.5 ± 17.9 < 0.001
Creatinine (mg/dL) 0.9 ± 0.2 1.0 ± 0.7 0.45
Urea (mg/dL) 12.6 ± 3.5 11.8 ± 3.1 0.79
LDL (mg/dL) 101 ± 4.5 100 ± 4.6 0.02
HDL (mg/dL) 56.1 ± 3.4 55.8 ± 3.2 0.28
Cholesterol (mg/dL) 153 ± 5.3 149 ± 6 < 0.001
Triglycerides (mg/dL) 123 ± 5.5 121 ± 5.6 0.07
History of babies > 4kg 8/114 7/114 0.78
Family history DM 65/114 45/11 0.01
  1. BMI body mass index, HA1c hemoglobin A1c, FBS fasting blood sugar, LDL low-density lipoprotein, HDL high-density lipoprotein, GDM gestational diabetes mellitus, SBP systolic blood pressure, DBP diastolic blood pressure, DM diabetes mellitus
  2. P < 0.05 is considered significant