Fresh bid to resolve GDM cut-off controversy

The RACGP and ADIPS, which disagree on the threshold, will meet in March

GPs, endocrinologists and other specialists will hold a meeting next year to reconsider the evidence underpinning changes to the threshold for the diagnosis of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM).

Professor David McIntyre

The lower threshold has been criticised for labelling too many women with the disorder.

Now the Australasian Diabetes in Pregnancy Society (ADIPS) plans to bring stakeholders together to discuss it, says executive member Professor David McIntyre (pictured).

The RACGP and some specialists have criticised the fasting plasma