endocrinology
Gestational diabetes

FBG strategy will avoid need for OGTT in pregnancy during pandemic

Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) should be diagnosed on the basis of fasting blood glucose (FBG) levels during the pandemic so that women are not required to spend hours in a testing facility undergoing oral glucose tolerance tests (OGTT), endocrinologists in Queensland say. Around 80% of pregnancy OGTT tests could be avoided and social distancing maintained ...

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