Information for Health Care Providers

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)

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.

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.

You can download this position statement HERE


Australian National Diabetes Strategy 2021-2030

The Australian Government has developed a new national diabetes strategy. This strategy updates and prioritises the response to diabetes for all governments.  Here is a link to the Australian National Diabetes Strategy 2021-2030 - CLICK HERE