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Title: Strategies for implementing the WHO diagnostic criteria and classification of hyperglycaemia first detected in pregnancy
Authors: Colagiuri, Stephen
Falavigna, Maicon
Agarwal, Mukesh M.
Boulvain, Michel
Coetzee, Edward
Hod, Moshe
Meltzer, Sara J.
Metzger, Boyd
Omori, Yasue
Rasa, Ingvars
Schmidt, Maria Ines
Seshiah, Veerasamy
Simmons, David
Sobngwi, Eugene
Torloni, Maria Regina [UNIFESP]
Yang, Hui-xia
Univ Sydney
Univ Fed Rio Grande do Sul
UAE Univ
Univ Geneva
Univ Cape Town
Tel Aviv Univ
McGill Univ
Northwestern Univ
Tokyo Womens Med Univ
Riga Stradins Univ
Dr Balaji Diabet Care Ctr
Natl Hlth Serv Fdn Trust
Univ Yaounde I
Newcastle Univ
Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)
Peking Univ
Keywords: Hyperglycaemia in pregnancy
Diagnostic criteria
Implementation
Issue Date: 1-Mar-2014
Publisher: Elsevier B.V.
Citation: Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice. Clare: Elsevier B.V., v. 103, n. 3, p. 364-372, 2014.
Abstract: The World Health Organization (WHO) has recently released updated recommendations on Diagnostic Criteria and Classification of Hyperglycaemia First Detected in Pregnancy which are likely to increase the prevalence of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). Any increase in the number of women with GDM has implications for health services since these women will require treatment and regular surveillance during the pregnancy. Some health services throughout the world may have difficulty meeting these demands since country resources for addressing the diabetes burden are finite and resource allocation must be prioritised by balancing the need to improve care of people with diabetes and finding those with undiagnosed diabetes, including GDM. Consequently each health service will need to assess their burden of hyperglycaemia in pregnancy and decide if and how it will implement programmes to test for and treat such women. This paper discusses some considerations and options to assist countries, health services and health professionals in these deliberations. (C) 2014 Elsevier Ireland Ltd. All rights reserved.
URI: http://repositorio.unifesp.br/handle/11600/37485
ISSN: 0168-8227
Other Identifiers: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.diabres.2014.02.012
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