Pre-pregnancy diabetes in relation to nausea and vomiting in pregnancy

22.   PRE-PREGNANCY DIABETES IN RELATION TO NAUSEA AND VOMITING IN PREGNANCY

 

  1. No correlation between nausea of pregnancy and diabetes. 855 singleton deliveries, no record number of diabetics in the study. (6)
  2. Vomiting was not more common among diabetics. 4,517 women vomited, 3,502 did not vomit. Number of diabetics not stated. (18)
  3. The incidence of impaired glucose tolerance or gestational diabetes mellitus was not different between vomiting and non-vomiting patients. 1,453 patients with singleton deliveries, impaired glucose tolerance 42, gestational diabetes mellitus 14. (63)
  4. There was no statistical difference in women with gestational diabetes between those with hyperemesis gravidarum and controls. Hyperemesis 7.9% 13/164; controls 17/209 8.1%. (64)
  5. A maternal pre-pregnancy existing diagnosis of diabetes was less frequent than in the 540,660 births in the study when women had used meclozine. 16,536 women 3.0% used meclozine mainly for NVP. (133)

Summary

 

No difference in nausea and vomiting of pregnancy in pre-pregnancy diabetic women compared to normal controls. (60) (18) (63) (64)                                    Total:            Four References

 

NVP less common in diabetic women. (133)           Total:            One Reference

 

 

GESTATIONAL DIABETES

           

           

 

Total pregnancies in study

No admission for HG

n = 154,821

 

Total pregnancies in study

Admitted for HG

n = 1,270 (0.82%) (158)

 

Gestational Diabetes

Total number in study

No admission for HG

3957 (2.6%)

 

Number admitted for HG 25 (0.63%)

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