Table D.1List of screening strategies

Strategy numberRisk factorScreening blood testScreening diagnostic test
1OGTT
2ADA criteriaaFPGOGTT
3ADA criteriaRBGOGTT
4ADA criteriaGCTOGTT
5ADA criteriaFPG
6ADA criteriaOGTT
7ADA criteriaGCT
8FPG
9RBG
10GCT
11FPGOGTT
12GCTOGTT
13Age ≥ 30 yearsFPGOGTT
14Age ≥ 30 yearsGCTOGTT
15Age ≥ 25 yearsFPGOGTT
16Age ≥ 25 yearsGCTOGTT
17Age ≥ 30 yearsOGTT
18Age ≥ 25 yearsOGTT
19High-risk ethnicityFPGOGTT
20High-risk ethnicityGCTOGTT
21High-risk ethnicityOGTT
a

Having one or more of the following risk factors: age > 25 years; BMI> 27 kg/m2; family history of diabetes; high-risk ethnic group.

From: Appendix D, Cost-effectiveness of screening, diagnosis and treatment for gestational diabetes

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