Gestational diabetes mellitus: results from a survey of country prevalence and practices.

  title={Gestational diabetes mellitus: results from a survey of country prevalence and practices.},
  author={Aliya Jiwani and Elliot Marseille and Nicolai Lohse and Peter Damm and Moshe Hod and James G. Kahn},
  journal={The journal of maternal-fetal & neonatal medicine : the official journal of the European Association of Perinatal Medicine, the Federation of Asia and Oceania Perinatal Societies, the International Society of Perinatal Obstetricians},
  volume={25 6},
OBJECTIVE The association between gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), perinatal complications and long-term morbidity is gaining increased attention. However, the global burden of GDM and the existing responses are not fully understood. We aimed to assess country prevalence and to summarize practices related to GDM screening and management. METHODS Data on prevalence and country practices were obtained from a survey administered to diabetologists, obstetricians and others working on GDM in… CONTINUE READING
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