ITEMS IN AFP WITH KEYWORD:

Diabetes, Gestational

Apr 1, 2015 Issue
Screening, Diagnosis, and Management of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus [Article]

Review the most recent recommendations on when and how to screen, which treatments are most appropriate, and the implications for delivery and follow-up.


Dec 1, 2014 Issue
Screening for Gestational Diabetes Mellitus: Recommendation Statement [U.S. Preventive Services Task Force]

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends screening for gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) in asymptomatic pregnant women after 24 weeks of gestation.


Sep 15, 2014 Issue
ACOG Releases Guideline on Gestational Diabetes [Practice Guidelines]

Gestational diabetes increases the risk of gestational hypertension, preeclampsia, cesarean delivery, and developing diabetes later in life. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) has released a guideline that provides recommendations based on good-quality research and identifies current gaps in knowledge.


Jul 15, 2009 Issue
Screening for Gestational Diabetes Mellitus [Putting Prevention into Practice]

Case study: A 29-year-old woman at 20 weeks' gestation visits your office for a routine prenatal examination. This is her second pregnancy, and she has gained 15 lb (6.8 kg). According to her medical record, the patient's prepregnancy body mass index (BMI) was 27 kg per m2. She mentions that her fat...


Jul 15, 2009 Issue
Screening for Gestational Diabetes Mellitus: Recommendation Statement [U.S. Preventive Services Task Force]

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) concludes that the current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of screening for gestational diabetes mellitus, before or after 24 weeks' gestation.


Jul 1, 2009 Issue
Diagnosis and Management of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus [Article]

Gestational diabetes occurs in 5 to 9 percent of pregnancies in the United States and is growing in prevalence. It is a controversial entity, with conflicting guidelines and treatment protocols. Recent studies show that diagnosis and management of this disorder have beneficial effects on maternal an...


Nov 15, 2008 Issue
AHRQ Reviews Management of Gestational Diabetes [Practice Guidelines]

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) systematically reviewed the literature on the management of gestational diabetes. Gestational diabetes is one of the most common complications of pregnancy, affecting about 7 percent of pregnancies each year in the United States.


Sep 1, 2004 Issue
Intensive Management of Gestational Diabetes [Cochrane for Clinicians]

There is not enough evidence to support dietary or drug treatment in patients with gestational diabetes.


Jul 1, 2004 Issue
Intensive Management of Gestational Diabetes [Cochrane for Clinicians]


Mar 1, 2004 Issue
Screening for Gestational Diabetes Mellitus [Putting Prevention into Practice]

Case study: MT is a 23-year-old woman visiting your office for her initial prenatal checkup. She has a family history of diabetes and is obese. MT developed gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) during her previous pregnancy, and because she is concerned about having GDM, she asks if she should be tested.


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