Which clinical history findings are characteristic of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM)?

Updated: Jun 28, 2019
  • Author: Samuel T Olatunbosun, MD, FACP, FACE; Chief Editor: George T Griffing, MD  more...
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Gestational diabetes is typically detected during routine screening of pregnant women for glucose intolerance. Any degree of glucose intolerance with onset or recognition during gestation places a patient in the category of gestational diabetes mellitus. [35, 36, 37]


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