What are the USPSTF recommendations for gestational diabetes mellitus screening?

Updated: Apr 29, 2020
  • Author: Thomas R Moore, MD; Chief Editor: George T Griffing, MD  more...
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The US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends screening for gestational diabetes mellitus after 24 weeks of pregnancy. The recommendation applies to asymptomatic women with no previous diagnosis of type 1 or type 2 diabetes mellitus. [4, 5] The recommendation does not specify whether the 1-step or 2-step screening approach would be preferable.

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