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Visceral Adipose Tissue Depth Measured During First Trimester Of Pregnancy May Predict Gestational Diabetes Better Than Current Clinical Indicators, Study Indicates

Medwire News (4/20, McDermid) reports, "Visceral adipose tissue depth...measured during the first trimester of pregnancy predicts gestational diabetes better than current clinical indicators," investigators concluded. What's more, "the technique had a positive predictive value (PPV) of 41.3% when tested in 123 pregnant women with clinical risk factors for gestational diabetes." The findings were presented at the virtual 2021 Diabetes UK Professional Conference.

https://www.medwirenews.com/diabetes/ultrasound-measurement-may-predict-gestational-diabetes/19086186

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