Cost-effective approach to office screening for gestational diabetes.

  title={Cost-effective approach to office screening for gestational diabetes.},
  author={F B Teplick and C R Lindenbaum and Arnold W Cohen},
  journal={Journal of perinatology : official journal of the California Perinatal Association},
  volume={10 3},
Gestational diabetes is a common problem during pregnancy. There are numerous screening programs, all of which are costly and time consuming. During a 6-month period, 50 patients were screened for gestational diabetes with a standard 50-g oral glucose load, and 1 hour later a capillary blood specimen was evaluated by means of a reflectance meter and a… CONTINUE READING