Gestational diabetes: new criteria may triple the prevalence but effect on outcomes is unclear

Gestational diabetes: new criteria may triple the prevalence but effect on outcomes is unclear

Author: The BMJ

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This paper produced by a team from the University of Alberta and published in the British Medical Journal discusses the criteria for diagnosis of diabetes in pregnancy and the risks associated with overdiagnosis.

It concludes that we need to understand better how to identify high risk pregnancies, incorporating other important factors in addition to glucose concentration.

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