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.
What does GDM stand for?
GDM stands for Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (medical)
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Samples in periodicals archive:
Introduction The reported prevalence of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) varies widely between 1 and 14% of all pregnancies (1).
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.
It is well known that women who have gestational diabetes during pregnancy are at increased risk for type 2 diabetes later in life, but the relationship between gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) and later cardiovascular disease (CVD) has been less well studied.
Nearly one-third of pregnant women are not being screened by a simple laboratory test for gestational diabetes mellitus (gestational diabetes), according to a study of more than 900,000 American women published online in Obstetrics and Gynecology.
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.
Women with a history of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) have an increased risk of recurrence in subsequent pregnancies, say US researchers.