Maternal Gestational Diabetes and Early Childhood Obesity: A Retrospective Cohort Study

ARDIÇ C., ÇOLAK S., UZUN K., Sali G., Aydemir T., Telatar G.

CHILDHOOD OBESITY, vol.16, no.8, pp.579-585, 2020 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 16 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.1089/chi.2020.0183
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, CAB Abstracts, CINAHL, EMBASE, Food Science & Technology Abstracts, MEDLINE, Psycinfo
  • Page Numbers: pp.579-585
  • Keywords: childhood obesity, childhood risk factors, gestational diabetes mellitus, WEIGHT-GAIN, RISK, ASSOCIATION, ADIPOSITY, MELLITUS, GLUCOSE, IMPACT, LIFE
  • Recep Tayyip Erdoğan University Affiliated: Yes


Background: Recently, childhood obesity has become one of the most serious public health problems in the world. Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is considered a risk factor for childhood overweight and obesity. The study aimed at investigating the relationship between maternal GDM and childhood obesity in children aged from 1 to 3 years.