Comparison of pharmacologic agents to treat GDM


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Table 2

A survey of MFM specialists published in 2017 reported that 57% use glyburide as their first-line treatment for gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), 36% use insulin and 4% use metformin.

Read more on hyperglycemia in gestational diabetes: Using oral antidiabetic agents to manage hyperglycemia in GDM



Bimson BE, Rosenn BM, Morris SA, Sasso EB, Schwartz RA, Brustman LE. Current trends in the diagnosis and management of gestational diabetes mellitus in the United States. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2017;30(21):2607-2612.

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