Hormonal changes in pregnant women interfere with insulin production in otherwise non-diabetic women. The production of insulin recedes thereby increasing the blood sugar levels (>190mg/dL). There are no noticeable signs and symptoms of GDM. Increased thirst and urge for frequent urination are likely symptoms. The diagnosis of gestational diabetes puts pregnant women in a high-risk category. As a result, diligent intrapartum monitoring is advised.
Question: What are the different tests to detect GDM?