GooD4Mum: A general practice-based quality improvement collaborative for diabetes prevention in women with previous gestational diabetes
SL O'Reilly, JA Dunbar, JD Best, V Versace, D Ford, A Young, S Shih, R Bills, W Shepherdley, ED Janus, Rob Carter, Jeremy Oats, Timothy Skinner, Micheal Ackland, Paddy Phillips, Alison Nankervis, Greg Johnson, John Catford, Bill Jeffries, John Rasa Show all
PRIMARY CARE DIABETES | ELSEVIER SCI LTD | Published : 2019
AIMS: Gestational diabetes (GDM) and Type 2 diabetes pose tremendous health and economic burdens as worldwide incidence increases. Primary care-based systematic diabetes screening and prevention programs could be effective in women with previous GDM. GooD4Mum aimed to determine whether a Quality Improvement Collaborative (QIC) would improve postpartum diabetes screening and prevention planning in women with previous GDM in general practice. METHODS: Fifteen general practices within Victoria (Australia) participated in a 12-month QIC, consisting of baseline and four quarterly audits, guideline-led workshops and Plan-Do-Study-Act feedback cycles after each audit. The primary outcome measures w..View full abstract
Awarded by NHMRC Translating Research Into Practice Fellowship
This work was supported by the Greater Green Triangle University Department of Rural Health, Flinders University and Deakin University and the NHMRC Translating Research Into Practice Fellowship (1069254 to S.L.O'R.). The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.