Adgent MA, Gebretsadik T, Reedus J, Graves C, Garrison E, Bush N, Davis R, LeWinn KZ, Tylavsky F, Carroll KN. Gestational diabetes and childhood asthma in a racially diverse U.S. pregnancy cohort. Pediatric allergy and immunology : official publication of the European Society of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology. 2021 Apr 24. PMID: 33894077 [PubMed]
Childhood asthma is a common chronic disease that likely has prenatal origins. Gestational diabetes alters maternal physiology and may influence fetal risk for childhood onset disease. However, the association between gestational diabetes and child asthma is not well characterized.