Practice Bulletin No. 180: Gestational Diabetes Mellitus : Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Practice Bulletin No. 180: Gestational Diabetes Mellitus

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Obstetrics & Gynecology 130(1):p e17-e37, July 2017. | DOI: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000002159


Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is one of the most common medical complications of pregnancy. However, debate continues to surround the diagnosis and treatment of GDM despite several recent large-scale studies addressing these issues. The purposes of this document are the following: 1) provide a brief overview of the understanding of GDM, 2) review management guidelines that have been validated by appropriately conducted clinical research, and 3) identify gaps in current knowledge toward which future research can be directed.

© 2017 by The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Published by Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.

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