Presented By: Martin T. November, M.D., MBA, FACOG
According the American Diabetes Association, gestational diabetes affects about 4% of all pregnant women, about 135,000 cases in the United States per year with prevalence reported as high as 14% in the state of California according to the California Department of Public Health (2009). Pregnant women are at high risk of developing maternal complications and their infants, at risk for congential malformations and stillbirth. Learn more about these risks, current management recommendations and best practice strategies as they apply to this high-risk pregnant population through case study format.
- Describe the risk factors, various screening methodologies and diagnostic criteria as they apply to gestational diabetes
- Define and differentiate pregestational versus gestational diabetes
- Understand current management recommendations for gestational diabetes
- Introduce best practice strategies applicable to this high risk population and the challenges posed by the non-compliant patient
WHO SHOULD WATCH
Your entire healthcare team will benefit from this session so please be sure to tune in.
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