Association of hypoglycaemia in screening oral glucose tolerance test in pregnancy with low birth weight fetus
Ananth U Nayak, Arun M A Vijay, Radha Indusekhar, Sushuma Kalidindi, Venkata M Katreddy, Lakshminarayanan Varadhan, Combined Antenatal Diabetes Clinic, University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust, Stoke on Trent ST4 6QG, Staffordshire, United Kingdom
Author contributions: Nayak AU and Katreddy VM contributed to study conception and design and writing of article; Nayak AU contributed to data acquisition, data analysis and interpretation, and writing of article; all authors contributed to editing, reviewing and final approval of article.
Institutional review board statement: This study was an audit undertaken in the Joint Antenatal Diabetes clinic at University hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust (UHNM Trust) and was approved and presented at the departmental audit meeting in the UHNM Trust.
Informed consent statement: The use of relevant patient database was approved for undertaking this audit locally. There was no active patient intervention in this study and written patient consent was not needed as per the audit requirements.
Conflict-of-interest statement: There are no conflicts of interest to declare.
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Corresponding author: Ananth U Nayak, FRCP, MBBS, MRCP, Consultant Physician and RCP Tutor, Combined Antenatal Diabetes Clinic, University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust, Newcastle Road, Stoke on Trent ST4 6QG, Staffordshire, United Kingdom. email@example.com
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Received: March 18, 2019
Peer-review started: March 20, 2019
First decision: April 13, 2019
Revised: April 18, 2019
Accepted: May 1, 2019
Article in press: May 1, 2019
Published online: May 15, 2019