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Korean Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 2003;46(11):2146-2150.
Published online November 1, 2003.
The Relationship of the Results of 50-g Screening Test and Gestational Diabetes.
Jong Hwa Kim, Yong Soo Seo, Seong Jin Choi, Young Ah Kim, Cheong Rae Roh, Soon Ha Yang
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sunkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Korea.
Abstract
OBJECTIVE
To evaluate the relationship between results of 50-g one-hour glucose screening test (50 GTT) and gestational diabetes and to find cut-off result value of 50 g GTT which can diagnosis the gestational diabetes without other confirmative tests. METHODS: Retrospective study were performed from 1353 pregnant women between 24-28 weeks of gestation, whose results of 50 gGTT were the same or above 140 mg/dl. The diagnosis of gestational diabetes was determined by 100-g 3-hour oral glucose tolerance test (100 gGTT) result. RESULTS: From 1998 to 2002, One hundred twenty-six pregnant women were diagnosed as gestational diabetes among 1353 pregnant women performed 100 gGTT. We couldn't decide any diagnostic cutoff value to gestational diabetes. There was a correlation between the results of 50 gGTT and the incidence of gestational diabetes (p<0.0001). Twenty-one (63.64%) patients among 33 patients whose 50-g screening test result
Key Words: Gestational diabetes, Glucose tolerance test


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