Serum fructosamine in diabetic pregnancy.

  title={Serum fructosamine in diabetic pregnancy.},
  author={Erik K. Frandsen and T O Sabagh and R A Bacchus},
  journal={Clinical chemistry},
  volume={34 2},
Serum fructosamine was measured in 275 blood donors, in 559 subjects with a normal pregnancy, in 32 gestational diabetics being treated with insulin and 69 being treated by diet only, and in 53 pregnant subjects with established diabetes. In none of the pregnant subgroups did the mean fructosamine concentration exceed that of the donor group. The concentration in normal pregnant subjects showed a modest but significant decrease with gestational age and an increase with maternal age… CONTINUE READING