• Profile

Gestational Diabetes Mellitus: Screening and Management Guidelines MCQ

M3 India Newsdesk May 21, 2024

Test your knowledge on the management of gestational diabetes with this multiple-choice scenario, covering diagnostic approaches, treatment strategies, target blood sugar levels, postpartum follow-up, and preconception counselling.

Scenario: A 32-year-old woman with a history of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) at her 24-week prenatal visit complains of excessive thirst and frequent urination. She has gained 8.5 kg in the past 8 weeks. You suspect gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). How would you proceed with the management of this patient?


Gestational Diabetes Mellitus Quiz

1. Regarding the initial diagnostic workup for gestational diabetes in this scenario, which of the following is most appropriate?

2. An OGTT was performed, which confirmed the diagnosis of gestational diabetes. What is the first line of therapy for this patient?

3. What are the recommended target blood sugar levels for pregnant women with gestational diabetes?

4. The patient successfully manages her gestational diabetes with diet and exercise. Which of the following statements regarding postpartum follow-up is most accurate?

5. This patient is planning another pregnancy in the future. What is most important in preconception counselling for gestational diabetes?

Only Doctors with an M3 India account can read this article. Sign up for free or login with your existing account.
4 reasons why Doctors love M3 India
  • Exclusive Write-ups & Webinars by KOLs

  • Nonloggedininfinity icon
    Daily Quiz by specialty
  • Nonloggedinlock icon
    Paid Market Research Surveys
  • Case discussions, News & Journals' summaries
Sign-up / Log In
M3 app logo
Choose easy access to M3 India from your mobile!

M3 instruc arrow
Add M3 India to your Home screen
Tap  Chrome menu  and select "Add to Home screen" to pin the M3 India App to your Home screen