Pregnancy and “sugar test”
About the whole issue of the benefit of a glucose tolerance test in pregnancy, there is much doubt.
I wrote in the past about this.
And if you or your obstetrician already want to perform this, then you may show him the article below…/
Conclusions: Jelly beans may be used as an alternative to the 50-g glucose beverage as a sugar source for gestational diabetes mellitus screening. The 2 sources provoke similar serum glucose responses. Patients report fewer side effects after a jelly bean challenge than after a 50-g glucose beverage challenge.

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