COVID-19 Updates for Health Professionals

Diagnostic Testing for Gestational Diabetes during COVID-19

Diabetes Australia, along with the Australasian Diabetes in Pregnancy Society (ADIPS), the Australian Diabetes Society (ADS) and the Australian Diabetes Educators Association (ADEA) have developed some advice for diagnostic testing for GDM during pregnancy in the COVID-19 pandemic.

These changes are intended to limit the number of women attending pathology collection centres and the amount of time spent at pathology collection centres.

Read the advice here.

Diabetes Management during COVID-19

Diabetes Australia and the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners have developed some important advice to help GPs support people with diabetes during the COVID-19 pandemic.

This includes important information about helping people with diabetes reduce their risk of developing inter-current illnesses and ensuring they continue to access routine care.

Read the advice here.

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