Gestational diabetes

Steep increase in GDM rates seen after introduction of ADIPS criteria

New diagnostic guidelines for gestational diabetes likely contributed to a tripling in rates of reported gestational diabetes from 5% in 2000–01 to 15% in 2016–17, according to a new report. Latest figures from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare show that 40,800 pregnant women (one in seven) who gave birth in hospital were diagnosed with gestational diabetes in ...

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