Maternal health Sep 18, 2019
Differences in Pregnancy Metabolic Profiles and Their Determinants between White European and South Asian Women: Findings from the Born in Bradford Cohort
Researchers compared gestational metabolic profiles and their determinants between white European and South Asian women in Born in Bradford Cohort.
Clear differences were observed in most metabolic measures between the ethnicities. Higher BMI and having gestational diabetes were associated with higher levels of several lipoprotein subclasses, triglycerides, and other metabolites, mostly with stronger associations in white Europeans.