A 44-year-old member asked:
when will my doctor test me for gestational diabetes?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Eugene Louie-Ng answered
25 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
At 24-28 weeks: Generally, it is recommended to screen for diabetes in pregnancy at between 24-28 weeks. However, if someone had gestational diabetes in a prior pregnancy, it may be advisable to recommend testing as early as 14 weeks in addition to the usual screen.
Answered on Oct 5, 2013
Dr. Andrew Villa answered
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Between 26-28 weeks: Generally pregnant moms with no risk factors for diabetes have a 1 hour glucose screen completed between 26-28 weeks. Women with risk factors for diabetes are screened earlier.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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