Gycosuria as an indication for glucose tolerance testing during pregnancy.

@article{Jackson1979GycosuriaAA,
  title={Gycosuria as an indication for glucose tolerance testing during pregnancy.},
  author={William Peter Uprichard Jackson and Edward J Coetzee},
  journal={South African medical journal = Suid-Afrikaanse tydskrif vir geneeskunde},
  year={1979},
  volume={56 22},
  pages={921-3}
}
The indications for and results of all glucose tolerance tests (GTTs) performed at the Antenatal Clinic, Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town, over a period of 1 year, and the indications for a GTT in the first 80 newly diagnosed diabetics over a 4-year period are analysed. Out of 558 GTTs, only 17 tentative diagnoses of 'gestational diabetes' were made. The most rewarding single indication for a GTT was repeated glycosuria, which was an indication in 61 out of the 80 newly diagnosed diabetics. A… CONTINUE READING