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Gestational diabetes and pregnancy outcomes - a systematic review of the World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Association of Diabetes in Pregnancy Study Groups (IADPSG) diagnostic criteria

Eliana M Wendland1*, Maria Regina Torloni2, Maicon Falavigna3, Janet Trujillo3, Maria Alice Dode4, Maria Amélia Campos5, Bruce B Duncan3 and Maria Inês Schmidt3

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1 Federal University of Health Sciences, Porto Alegre, Brazil

2 São Paulo Federal University, São Paulo, Brazil

3 Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil

4 Federal University of Pelotas, Pelotas, Brazil

5 Conceição Hospital, Porto Alegre, Brazil

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BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2012, 12:23  doi:10.1186/1471-2393-12-23

Published: 31 March 2012

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Description of the electronic search strategy used to perform the literature search.

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List of excluded articles.

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Meta-analyses performed with different variance estimators to generate pooled relative risks for the IADSPG and WHO criteria for gestational diabetes in the prediction of pregnancy outcomes.

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