Lecture Notes
Revised GDM pathway – Dr Adrian Taylor

Have you been ordering a fasting BSL with your routine antenatal pathology? It’s time to update your practice software pathology favourites because the fasting BSL is OUT and Hba1c is IN, but only for some patients.

At the SMA March Medical Update, Dr Adrian Taylor (Endocrinologist) took the opportunity to break out of the ‘Skin and Bones’ theme and show us the new algorithm for diagnosing gestational diabetes. We hope this will be a consistent new approach across the Illawarra and Shoalhaven regions that will reduce the number of women being overdiagnosed.


Here are some quick review questions based on the talk by Dr Adrian Taylor. Have a go – it’s anonymous, no strings attached!

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