Classification. gestational diabetes is formally defined as "any degree of glucose intolerance with onset or first recognition during pregnancy". this definition acknowledges the possibility that a woman may have previously undiagnosed diabetes mellitus, or may have developed diabetes coincidentally with pregnancy..
The glucose tolerance test is typically employed in the assessment of gestational diabetes and impaired glucose tolerance in pregnancy….
Noninvasive glucose monitoring refers to the measurement of blood glucose levels (required by people with diabetes to prevent both chronic and acute complications from the disease) without drawing blood, puncturing the skin, or causing pain or trauma. the search for a successful technique began about 1975 and has continued to the present without a clinically or commercially viable product..