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- High altitude pulmonary oedema
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The criteria are based in part on results of the Hyperglycemia and Adverse Pregnancy Outcome HAPO trial, which studied associations between maternal responses to glucose tolerance testing and adverse health outcomes for mothers and infants.
But the International Association of Diabetes and Pregnancy Study Groups now recommends, based on the HAPO study results, that a different test -- the 75-gram oral glucose tolerance test -- be used instead, with just a single abnormally high blood glucose result indicating pregnancy-related diabetes.
The findings are particularly concerning, Nakamoto told Reuters Health, given that a recent large study, the Hyperglycemia and Adverse Pregnancy Outcome HAPO trial, found that even subtle defects in maternal glucose metabolism during pregnancy led to health problems for both mother and baby.