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What does GDM stand for?

GDM stands for Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (medical)

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An independent panel convened this week by the National Institutes of Health has concluded that despite potential advantages of adopting a new diagnostic approach for gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), more evidence is needed to ensure that the benefits outweigh the harms.
The IADPSG criteria were derived from an international workshop held in Pasadena, Calif, in which 225 conferees from 40 countries reviewed the results of the HAPO (Hyperglycemia and Adverse Pregnancy Outcome) study and other data suggesting that there is a risk for adverse fetal outcomes below current gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) diagnostic thresholds.
I was very disappointed that Waikato District Health Board (DHB) diabetes nurse specialist, Jessie George, did not mention the significant role of the lead maternity care (LMC) midwives in her article on the care of women with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) ("Improving the postnatal management of women with diabetes in pregnancy", March, p24-25.