endocrinology
Gestational diabetes

GDM underdiagnosis likely due to OGTT sample handling

Unreliable testing procedures for gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) may be leading to substantial underdiagnosis of the condition, researchers from the Australian National University (ANU) warn. Delays in centrifugation of oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) blood samples from pregnant women are associated with an 11.6% rate of diagnosis compared to 20.6%  when centrifugation is done early, ...

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