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AmpathChat #15 - Screening And Diagnosing Diabetes Mellitus During Pregnancy (Revised Criteria)

Chemical Pathology

Feb 28, 2017 | Chemical Pathology

Dr Jessica Trusler, Dr Marietjie Meyer, Dr Carolyn, Dr Marita du Plessis

Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) has traditionally been defined as any degree of hyperglycaemia in pregnancy, including overt diabetes mellitus (DM), impaired glucose tolerance and impaired fasting glycaemia (as defined in the criteria for non-pregnant adults). The GDM guidelines had mainly focused on the increased risk of future maternal DM.

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