Time to review 'potentially harmful' GDM diagnostic criteria, experts say

Findings from a US study validate the RACGP's objection to the controversial international testing protocol, say researchers

Evidence-based medicine experts have called for urgent review of gestational diabetes diagnosis criteria after a randomised trial found one-step screening holds no health benefits for mothers or babies.

Professor Jenny Doust.

In fact, the findings validate concerns that up to 25% of pregnant women and their infants may be at greater risk of harm with the use of a lower fasting glucose