Diabetes and Pregnancy: An Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guideline

The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism: November 1, 2013

Objective: Our objective was to formulate a clinical practice guideline for the management of the pregnant woman with diabetes.

Participants: The Task Force was composed of a chair, selected by the Clinical Guidelines Subcommittee of The Endocrine Society, 5 additional experts, a methodologist, and a medical writer.

Evidence: This evidence-based guideline was developed using the Grading of Recommendations, Assessment, Development, and Evaluation (GRADE) system to describe both the strength of recommendations and the quality of evidence.

Consensus Process: One group meeting, several conference calls, and innumerable e-mail communications enabled consensus for all recommendations save one with a majority decision being employed for this single exception. Read More