Is fasting glucose level during oral glucose tolerance test an indicator of the insulin need in gestational diabetes?


Akinci B., Celtik A. , Yener S., Yesil S.

DIABETES RESEARCH AND CLINICAL PRACTICE, vol.82, no.2, pp.219-225, 2008 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 82 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.diabres.2008.07.023
  • Title of Journal : DIABETES RESEARCH AND CLINICAL PRACTICE
  • Page Numbers: pp.219-225

Abstract

Maintenance of a good metabolic control improves foetal and maternal outcomes in gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). The aim of this study is to investigate the utility of diagnostic oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) in prediction of the need of insulin in patients with GDM.