Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM)

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Which committee endorses the Queensland Clinical Guidelines?

Queensland Clinical Guidelines Steering Committee

Which of the following is a risk factor for gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM)?

Previous macrosomia

Which test is used to screen and diagnose GDM during the first trimester?

HbA1c

Which ethnicities are considered as risk factors for GDM?

Asian, Indian subcontinent, Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander, Pacific Islander, Maori, Middle Eastern, non-white African

What is the suggested fasting target for capillary blood glucose levels in GDM management?

< 5 mmol/L

When should an oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) be performed during pregnancy?

First trimester

What is the diagnostic criteria for GDM based on fasting blood glucose level (BGL) during an OGTT?

≥ 5.1 mmol/L

What is the BMI threshold for being considered a risk factor for GDM?

30 kg/m2

What is the purpose of postprandial capillary blood glucose level self-monitoring in GDM management?

To monitor blood glucose levels after meals

What is the recommended action if there is clinical suspicion of diabetes during the third trimester of pregnancy?

Repeat testing

According to the Queensland Clinical Guideline, what is the recommended mode of birth for women with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) requiring metformin and/or insulin?

Vaginal (spontaneous or IOL)

When should metformin be ceased for women with GDM requiring metformin and/or insulin before a procedure?

After evening dose prior to procedure

What should be done if a woman with GDM requiring insulin is scheduled for a morning induction of labour (IOL) and labour is not yet established?

Eat breakfast and give usual rapid acting insulin

What should be done if a woman with GDM requiring insulin is scheduled for an afternoon induction of labour (IOL) and labour is not yet established?

Give usual mealtime and bedtime insulin

What should be done if a woman with GDM requiring insulin is on an IV insulin infusion and labour is not yet established?

Consult with an anaesthetist

What should be done if a woman with GDM has a blood glucose level (BGL) between 4.0─7.0 mmol/L during intrapartum management?

Repeat BGL in 1 hour and reassess requirements

What should be done if a woman with GDM has a BGL < 4.0 mmol/L during intrapartum management?

Treat hypoglycaemia and repeat BGL in 15 minutes

When should metformin and/or insulin be ceased for women with GDM after birth?

Immediately after birth (vaginal or CS)

How often should blood glucose levels (BGL) be monitored for women with GDM in the postpartum period?

4 times per day for 24 hours after birth

What is the recommended postpartum care for women with GDM?

All routine care as indicated

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