Table 2—

Maternal characteristics

Control subjectsWomen with diabetes
P
Type 1 diabetesType 2 diabetes
n151710
Age at delivery (years)31 ± 1.629 ± 1.335 ± 1.60.02
Early pregnancy BMI (kg/m2)25 ± 1.4*25 ± 1.137 ± 1.50.001
Years with diabetes before gestation13 ± 1.97.4 ± 2.40.08
Maximal insulin dose at term (units/kg)1.3 ± 0.11.1 ± 0.20.4
Fructosamine average (μmol/l)
 20–29 weeks240 ± 7.5193 ± 9.50.0007
 29 weeks to delivery215 ± 6.9190 ± 8.50.03
  • Data are means ± SE.

  • *

    * BMI at the time of the study because early pregnancy weight was not available.