White's classification

White's classification

A system for categorizing gestational DM, designed to predict the maternal and fetal M&M
White's classification–modified
Class Duration Lesions Therapy
A  Any None Diet only
B  < 10 Yrs None Insulin
C  10-19 Yrs None Insulin
D  > 20 Yrs Benign retinopathy Insulin
F  Any Nephropathy Insulin
H  Any Heart disease Insulin
R  Any Proliferative retinopathy Insulin
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White's classification stratifies the risk of various types of diabetes during pregnancy (TABLE 2): Class A includes patients without a diagnosis of diabetes before pregnancy; classes B, C, and D include patients with pre-existing diabetes of increasing duration; and classes F, H, R, and T include patients with diabetes with various vascular complications.