Final Recommendation Statement: Screening for Gestational Diabetes Mellitus

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force released today a final Recommendation Statement on screening for gestational diabetes mellitus. To view the recommendation and the evidence on which it is based, please go to http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf13/gdm/gdmfinalrs.htm. A fact sheet that explains the final recommendation in plain language is also available online. The final Recommendation Statement can also be found in the January 14 online issue of Annals of Internal Medicine.