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Guidelines for the management of gestational diabetes mellitus revisited

David S Simmons, Barry N J Walters, Peter Wein and N Wah Cheung
Med J Aust 2002; 177 (5): 279.
Published online: 2 September 2002

Re the letter "Guidelines for the management of gestational diabetes mellitus revisited", by David S Simmons, Barry N J Walters, Peter Wein and N Wah Cheung, on behalf of the Australasian Diabetes in Pregnancy Society, published in the 1 April issue (Med J Aust 2002; 176: 352), in which the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists criterion for diagnosing gestational diabetes mellitus of a 1-hour fasting plasma glucose level of ≥ 10.0 mmol/L was mistakenly placed in the adjacent Australasian Diabetes in Pregnancy Society column. The entire corrected table is reprinted below.

  • David S Simmons1
  • Barry N J Walters2
  • Peter Wein3
  • N Wah Cheung4

  • 1 University of Melbourne, Shepparton, VIC.
  • 2 University of Western Australia, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, King Edward Memorial Hospital, Subiaco, WA.
  • 3 Diabetes Unit, Royal Women's Hospital, Carlton, VIC.
  • 4 Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, NSW.

Correspondence: dsimmons@unimelb.edu.au

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