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Defining Heterogeneity Among Women With Gestational Diabetes Mellitus

Defining Heterogeneity Among Women With Gestational Diabetes Mellitus

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https://diabetes.diabetesjournals.org/content/69/10/2064

Attention to precision medicine in type 2 diabetes (T2D) has provided two favored approaches to subclassifying affected individuals and parsing heterogeneity apparent in this condition: phenotype-based and genotype-based. Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) shares phenotypic characteristics with T2D. However, unlike T2D, GDM emerges in the setting of profound pregnancy-related physiologic changes in glucose metabolism.