Gestational Diabetes Mellitus, Screening
Release Date: January 2014
This topic is in the process of being updated. Please go to the Update in Progress section to see the latest documents available.
Summary of Recommendations and Evidence
|Asymptomatic Pregnant Women, After 24 Weeks of Gestation|
The USPSTF recommends screening for gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) in asymptomatic pregnant women after 24 weeks of gestation.
|Asymptomatic Pregnant Women, Before 24 Weeks of Gestation|
The USPSTF concludes that the current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of screening for GDM in asymptomatic pregnant women before 24 weeks of gestation.
Internet Citation: Final Update Summary: Gestational Diabetes Mellitus, Screening. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. September 2016.