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Table 3 Postpartum diabetes screening rates among low income women with gestational diabetes in Missouri

From: Postpartum diabetes screening among low income women with gestational diabetes in Missouri 2010–2015

  FPG a n (%) 2hoGTT a n (%) HbA1C a n (%) Recommended testb n (%) Any glucose testc n (%)
Whole Population (n = 1078)
 Screened 0–12 weeks postpartumd 39 (3.6) 78 (7.2) 49 (4.6) 105 (9.7) 293 (27.2)
 Screened 12 weeks- one year postpartum d 16 (1.5) 15 (1.4) 107 (9.9) 121 (11.2) 246 (22.8)
 Screened by one year postpartum (unique) 55 (5.1) 92 (8.5) 141 (13.1) 204 (18.9) 438 (40.6)
 Screened at any time from delivery to next pregnancy/last follow-up (unique) 75 (6.9) 107 (9.9) 272 (25.2) 329 (30.5) 575 (53.3)
Women with > one year follow-up data (n = 672)
 1st screening test done >one year postpartum 20 (3.0) 15 (2.2) 131 (19.5) 125 (18.6) 137 (20.4)
  1. aFPG = fasting plasma glucose; 2hoGTT = 2 h oral glucose tolerance test; HbA1C = hemoglobin A1C
  2. b Recommended = FPG or 2hoGTT in first 12 weeks; FPG, oGTT, or HbA1C after 12 weeks
  3. c Includes random blood or urine glucose, complete metabolic panel, basic metabolic panel, renal function panel, and all recommended tests
  4. d There are some women who were screened both within 12 weeks and between 12 weeks and 1 year postpartum