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How is it possible to discover diabetes during pregnancy?

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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine

In brief: HAPO trial.

Hapo trial has established optimal criteria for diagnosis of diabetes mellitus during pregnancy.
In short, a fasting blood sugar >/=93 mg/dl means you have 75% increase in your risk for large baby, polyhydramnios, cesarean section and neonatal hypoglycemia.

In brief: HAPO trial.

Hapo trial has established optimal criteria for diagnosis of diabetes mellitus during pregnancy.
In short, a fasting blood sugar >/=93 mg/dl means you have 75% increase in your risk for large baby, polyhydramnios, cesarean section and neonatal hypoglycemia.
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