Dr Muhammad Ramzan, Dr Muhammad Sharif, Dr Muhammad Umair
Objective: The objective of this research work is to evaluate the rate of GDM (Gestational Diabetes Mellitus) and risk factors at the time of pregnancy. Methods: The participants of this study were 650 females with pregnancy with unknown factors of for gestation diabetes mellitus and continued their follow ups in the pregnant females Outpatient Nishtar Hospital Multan from April 2017 to July 2018. Percentages, Chi square method, averages and standard deviations were in use for the expression of the collected information. Results: Out of total 650 females with pregnancy, 6.90% (n: 45) females found with gestation diabetes mellitus in the period of this work. We found a correlation between gestation diabetes mellitus and increasing age of the patient, the history of the family and BMI (Body Mass Index), while there was no correlation present among gestation diabetes mellitus with rate of pregnancy, pregnancy number, amount of total children and live births. Conclusion: Advanced patient’s age, high BMI and past history of the family with diabetes mellitus are some of the risk factors of gestation diabetes mellitus as interrogated by this research work. KEY WORDS: Pregnancy, Mellitus, Interrogated, Gestation Diabetes, Cortisone, Hypertension, Factors.