1. Diagnosis of diabetes

Do you know the plasma glucose values that are diagnostic of diabetes?

  1. What is the level of fasting plasma glucose needed for the diagnosis of diabetes?
  2. What is the postprandial plasma glucose value diagnostic of diabetes?
  3. When will you say a person has impaired glucose tolerance?
  4. When will you say a person has impaired fasting glucose?
  5. Apart from the obvious fact that gestational diabetes can only occur in a pregnant woman, is there any difference between the diagnosis of gestational diabetes and diabetes in the non-pregnant state?

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