WHO recommendation for diagnosis of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus in pregnancy

M3 India Newsdesk Nov 02, 2018

The new WHO recommendation integrates the 2013 criteria but also states that hyperglycaemia detected at any stage during pregnancy should either be classified as Diabetes mellitus in pregnancy or GDM.

Bad perinatal and maternal outcomes are associated with diabetes in pregnancy. The past three decades have seen much controversy regarding the definition of glucose intolerance in pregnancy and how it can complicate clinical practice.

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