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 ...
FBG strategy will avoid need for OGTT in pregnancy during pandemic
By Michael Woodhead
9 Dec 2020