Information for Health Care Providers


ADIPS ADS Joint Statement on GDM Diagnosis during the COVID-19 pandemic - updated 7 May 2020


The joint statement from ADIPS, ADS (Australian Diabetes Society), ADEA (Australian Diabetes Educators Association), and DA (Diabetes Australia) is to guide health professionals with the diagnosis of gestational diabetes during the COVID-19 pandemic. The statement was updated on 30 April 2020 after further consultation with ADS, ADEA, DA, RANZCOG and RCPA. Please CLICK HERE to download and view.


ADIPS Consensus Guidelines For The Testing And Diagnosis Of Gestational Diabetes In Australia

These guidelines have been further updated to be consistent with the WHO guidelines.

Read the ADIPS Consensus Guidelines (Please Note: These guidelines have been modified; November 2014)

Gestational Diabetes in Australia - Position Statement (2020)

The position statement has been developed to inform women who may be at risk of, or who develop, gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) and also to inform the community, policy makers and health care providers.  It is not intended as a clinical guidance document for health professionals.  The position statement addresses the diagnosis, management and post-pregnancy care of women who develop GDM.  It provides an overview of key issues relating to GDM and its impact and makes recommendations about the care and support women should receive.

To view this position statement CLICK HERE

Antenatal models of care for women with gestational diabetes mellitus: Vignettes from an international meeting

Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is one of the most common complications in pregnancy and is placing and increasing burden on diabetes and obstetric resources.  This original article published in ANZJOG aims to describe different antenatal models of care that have developed to address the increasing number of pregnancies complicated by GDM.  CLICK HERE to read now.

Gestational Diabetes Book Publication

Open Access publication by InTech publishing. "Gestational Diabetes" Edited by Miroslav Radenkovic, Nov 2011. ISBN 978-953-307-581-5, Hard cover, 382 pages. The book consists of 21 chapters with articles relevant to both clinicians and researchers. The book is open access and can be freely downloaded.