Table 3.

Reasons patients gave for not completing screening for T2DM using OGTTs post partum: N=36.*

Time pressures20
Lost requisition7
Did not know it was necessary2
Pregnant again1
Did self-glucose monitoring instead1
Physician did not think it necessary1
Physician did not suggest1
Did not want to do it1
  • OGTT—oral glucose tolerance test, T2DM—type 2 diabetes mellitus.

  • * Number of patient respondents who were not tested.