Three Years of Screening on Gestational Diabetes in Germany

DOI: 10.3238/zfa.2015.0080-0083

Bericht über einen Skandal

german translation / full article

Heinz Harald Abholz

Keywords: Gestational Diabetes Screening Health Care System Germany

Report on a Scandal

Summary: In 2012 a general screening on gestational diabetes was introduced in Germany – without scientific evidence and against generally accepted ethical principles. The introduction itself and the evaluation were run in an unprofessional way, so that an effective evaluation cannot and perhaps was not intended to take place.

(State: 19.02.2015)

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