Foetal outcome in gestational diabetes in south Indians.

  title={Foetal outcome in gestational diabetes in south Indians.},
  author={Ambady Ramachandran and Chamukuttan Snehalatha and Manera Clementina and R. Sasikala and Viswanathan Vijay},
  journal={Diabetes research and clinical practice},
  volume={41 3},
The study was performed to reassess the prevalence of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) in south Indians and to study the foetal outcome in women with GDM in comparison with normal pregnancies. In 1036 pregnant women, glucose tolerance was tested with 75-g oral glucose load, in the second or third trimester. Those with 2-h plasma glucose of > or = 200 mg/dl were considered as diabetic (WHO Criteria). Those with 2-h values of 140-199 underwent a 3-h glucose tolerance test (GTT) with 100-g… CONTINUE READING