John A. Widness, MD
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 Mean Blood Glucose Figure

Figure: Serial Changes in the concentration of glucose in the blood of infants immediately following delivery. The group from mothers with gestational diabetes have abnormal intravenous glucose tolerance tests during pregnancy but received no insulin therapy. Note initially elevated levels in the mothers. (Adapted from McCann, et al, N Engl J Med. 1966; 275:1, with permission.)