The one-step oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) screen for gestational diabetes almost doubles the number of women diagnosed compared to the two-step process but without any increase in maternal or perinatal complications. The evidence, from a randomised controlled trial (RCT) of the two methods, supports simmering controversy and suggestions of overdiagnosis when using the IADPSG ...
RCT puts spotlight on overdiagnosis of gestational diabetes
By Mardi Chapman
17 Mar 2021