Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is defined by glucose intolerance of variable severity with onset of first recognition during pregnancy. Hyperglycemia during pregnancy is found to be associated with various maternal and perinatal adverse outcomes. Their offsprings will have a life-long increase risk of glucose intolerance, obesity and metabolic syndrome whereas the mothers will have a higher risk of metabolic syndrome and diabetes in the future. The detection of GDM during pregnancy provides an opportunity to identify women at risk of short term and long term complications.
Internal Medicine Open Access, an official journal of OMICS group international publishes all the articles related to gestational diabetes. The journal is subjecting all the received manuscripts to a strict peer review process. The articles published in the journal are Open Access i.e, freely accessible to readers all around the world. Internal Medicine Open Access is maintaining the quality of articles through its strict peer review process.
Last date updated on July, 2014