Comparison of pharmacologic agents to treat GDM

July 25, 2019
Donald R Coustan, MD
Donald R Coustan, MD

Insulin or an oral antihyperglycemic agent? Get the expert information you need to make the correct call.

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

 

References:

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.