(Abstracted from BMJ 2018;362:k2638)
Poor glycemic control has been linked to both immediate (eg, ketoacidosis) and long-term (eg, mortality and cardiovascular disease) complications in people with type 1 diabetes. The risk of pregnancy-related complications is of particular relevance to women with type 1 diabetes.
Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm (J.F.L.); Department of Pediatrics, Örebro University Hospital, Örebro (J.F.L.), Sweden; Division of Epidemiology and Public Health, School of Medicine, University of Nottingham, City Hospital, Nottingham, United Kingdom (J.F.L.); Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY (J.F.L.); Clinical Epidemiology Division, Department of Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Solna (M.N., J.S., O.S., B.P.); The National Diabetes Register, Centre of Registers Västra Götaland, Västra Götaland (S.G., A.-M.S., S.F.); Sahlgrenska Academy, Institute of Medicine, Department of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg (S.G.); Department of Women's and Children's Health, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm (O.S.), Sweden; and Department of Epidemiology Research, Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark (B.P.)