HbA1c as screening for gestational diabetes mellitus in women with polycystic ovary syndrome

@inproceedings{Odster2015HbA1cAS,
  title={HbA1c as screening for gestational diabetes mellitus in women with polycystic ovary syndrome},
  author={Ingrid Hov Ods{\ae}ter and Arne {\AA}sberg and Eszter Vanky and Sven Magnus Carlsen},
  booktitle={BMC Endocrine Disorders},
  year={2015}
}
BackgroundGestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is associated with adverse pregnancy outcomes such as preeclampsia and macrosomia. Women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) are at increased risk of developing GDM. Today, GDM is diagnosed by oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT), a rather cumbersome test for the women and health care system. The objectives of this study were to investigate whether HbA1c in first trimester of pregnancy could be used as a screening test for GDM in first trimester and… CONTINUE READING

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