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Glycemic Targets for the Optimal Treatment of GDM


Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology: December 2013 - Volume 56 - Issue 4 - p 788–802
doi: 10.1097/GRF.0b013e3182a8e07d
Gestational Diabetes Mellitus

Lowering glucose is of pivotal importance in the treatment of diabetes in pregnancy. A spectrum of different glucose thresholds can be established and used appropriately to prevent each complication. This article outlines the concept of normality and what definition of normality should be used to evaluate the relationship between the level of glycemia and perinatal outcome.

Knoxville, Tennessee

The author declares that there is nothing to disclose.

Correspondence: Oded Langer, MD, PhD, 10334 North River Trail, Knoxville, TN. E-mail:

© 2013 by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.