Gestational diabetes

RCT puts spotlight on overdiagnosis of gestational diabetes

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 ...

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