Gestational diabetes in a high-risk population: using the fasting plasma glucose to simplify the diagnostic algorithm.


OBJECTIVE To evaluate the value of fasting plasma glucose (FPG) in screening a high-risk population for gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). STUDY DESIGN During an 8-month period, 1685 pregnant women underwent the one-step 75 g oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) as a part of a universal screening program. The receiver operating characteristic (ROC) curve… (More)