Fasting plasma glucose as a diagnostic indicator of diabetes mellitus.

  • Keith Wiener
  • Published 1995 in
    Clinica chimica acta; international journal of…


Among 233 patients referred for glucose tolerance test (GTT), 36.4% of 129 non-pregnant subjects were classified as diabetic, compared with only 2.9% of 104 pregnant subjects. Preliminary screening using a fasting plasma glucose upper cut-off of 7.0 mmol/l, above which the subject was classified as diabetic and a lower one of 4.4 mmol/l, below which he or… (More)