Tag: oral glucose tolerance test

  1. In a prospective cohort study of over 7000 glucose tolerance tests (GTT) of pregnant patients, GTTs performed in the winter were associated with lower 1-hour and 2-hour glucose results compared to tests performed in the summer Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Study Rundown: Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is the most...
1. A cut-off value of ≥ 135 mg/dL for the glucose challenge test demonstrated a superior combination of sensitivity, specificity, positive predictive value and positive likelihood ratio compared to cut-offs of ≥130 or 140 mg/dL. 2. Cut-offs of ≥130, 135 and 140 mg/dL were highly sensitive for gestational diabetes mellitus...
Image: PD   Human Ovarian Follicle 1. HbA1c and fasting plasma glucose (FPG) demonstrated low sensitivity in detecting pre-diabetes in polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) patients. 2. The incidence of pre-diabetes was surprisingly high (7%) in normal weight PCOS patients (BMI < 25 kg/m2). Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Study Rundown: This study found...