Table 1

1991/1998 Australian Diabetes in Pregnancy Society (ADIPS) versus 2014 International Association of Diabetes in Pregnancy Study Group (IADPSG) criteria for diagnosing gestational diabetes mellitus

1991/1998 ADIPSPositive criteria2014 IADPSGPositive criteria2015 NICEPositive criteria
Type of testType of testType of test
Screening test50 g non-fasting glucose challenge test or
75 g non-fasting glucose challenge test
≥7.8 mmol/L
≥8.0 mmol/L
NilNot applicable (N)Clinical risk assessmentAny one of five clinical risk factors9
Diagnostic test75 g, 2 hours fasting glucose tolerance test (two levels)Fasting
≥5.5 mmol/L
2 hours
≥8.0 mmol/L
75 g, 2 hours fasting glucose tolerance test (three levels)Fasting
≥5.1 mmol/L
1 hour
≥10 mmol/L
2 hours
≥8.5 mmol/L
75 g, 2 hours fasting glucose tolerance test (two levels)Fasting
≥5.6 mmol/L
2 hours
≥7.8 mmol/L
  • NICE, National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.