Rise in gestational diabetes linked to changes in screening procedures

The results highlight the importance of collecting data on screening practices to better understand rising trends in gestational diabetes worldwide.An increase in the incidence of gestational diabetes in Canada was primarily explained by changes in screening methods as opposed to changes in population factors, including older maternal age, according to researchers.Elizabeth Nethery, PhD, MSc, MSM, RM, a researcher from the School of Population and Public Health at the University of British Columbia, and colleagues wrote in the Canadian Medical Association Journal that the reasons forRead More