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The impact of potential new diagnostic criteria on the prevalence of gestational diabetes mellitus in Australia

Robert G Moses, Gary J Morris, Peter Petocz, Fernando San Gil and Dinesh Garg
Med J Aust 2011; 194 (7): 338-340.
  • Robert G Moses1
  • Gary J Morris2
  • Peter Petocz3
  • Fernando San Gil1
  • Dinesh Garg1

  • 1 Wollongong Hospital, Wollongong, NSW.
  • 2 Southern IML Pathology, Wollongong, NSW.
  • 3 Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW.


Competing interests:

None identified.

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