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Table 1 Gestational diabetes mellitus diagnostic and management criteria at the study hospitals

From: Gestational diabetes mellitus: a qualitative study of lived experiences of South Asian immigrant women and perspectives of their health care providers in Melbourne, Australia

Criteria Hospital A Hospital B Hospital C
Diagnostic aFasting ≥ 5.5—6.1 mmol/L
b2 h ≥ 8 mmol/L
aFasting ≥ 5.1—6.9 mmol/L
b2 h ≥ 8.5 mmol/L
aFasting ≥ 5.1 – 6.5 mmol/L
1 h ≥ 10.0 mmol/L
b2 h ≥ 8.5 mmol/L
Management aFasting ≤ 5.0 mmol/L
Post postprandial ≤ 6.7
aFasting ≤ 5.4
Post postprandial ≤ 7.0
aFasting ≤ 5.5
Post postprandial ≤ 6.5
  1. aFasting: oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT)
  2. b2 h: glucose tolerance test (GTT)