National Gestational Diabetes Register

The National Gestational Diabetes Register was established within the National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS) to help women who have had gestational diabetes to manage their health into the future.

Registration with the National Gestational Diabetes Register is free. Women who have been diagnosed with gestational diabetes, reside in Australia and hold or are eligible to hold an Australian Medicare Card are entitled to register.

How does the National Gestational Diabetes Register work?

At the time of NDSS Registration

At the time of NDSS Registration you will be registered on the National Gestational Diabetes Register.  You can register with the NDSS and the National Gestational Diabetes Register by completing the form on the NDSS website. Upon registration you will be sent the booklet Gestational Diabetes – Caring for yourself and your baby (find a copy of this in the Resources section).

After the birth of your baby

After the birth of your baby you will be sent the Life after Gestational Diabetes booklet with a reminder letter to visit a GP for a Glucose Tolerance Test (GTT)

Follow up reminders

Annual reminders will be sent to you and your GP to have a screening test for type 2 diabetes.

For questions regarding the National Gestational Diabetes Register or gestational diabetes please see the Frequently Asked Questions section. Alternatively, you can email ngdr@diabetesaustralia.com.au .