Twizzlers as a Cost-Effective and Equivalent Alternative to the Glucola Beverage in Diabetes Screening


S creening for gestational diabetes mellitus requires an oral glucose challenge test with a 50-g glucola beverage and venous blood sample after 1 h. A “positive screen” is defined as a venous blood glucose of either .130 mg/dL or 140 mg/dL (1,2), and the patient then undergoes a diagnostic fasting 3-h glucose tolerance test (GTT) with a 100-g glucola (1… (More)
DOI: 10.2337/dc13-1130


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