Miscarriage higher in women with diabetes

The study showed similar proportions of pregnancy loss among 2000 patients with type 1 diabetes and 678 patients with type 2 disease.

Around 20% were spontaneous losses, 10% were induced and 4% were losses for unknown reasons.

In contrast, only 13% of pregnancies resulted in spontaneous loss in the general population.

For women with HbA1c measured in the first trimester, 43% of patients with type 1, and 55% of those with type 2, diabetes whose pregnancies resulted in a delivery had HbA1c less than 7%, compared