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Risk factor screening to identify women requiring oral glucose tolerance testing to diagnose gestational diabetes

Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is hyperglycaemia of variable severity first identified in pregnancy. GDM is associated with an increased risk of a range of adverse…

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Plaque Characteristics in Coronary Artery Disease Patients with Impaired Glucose Tolerance

In addition to diabetes mellitus, which is established as one of the most significant risk factors of coronary artery disease, prediabetic conditions such as impaired glucose tolerance have been also reported to increase the…

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