Diabetes care in remote Australia: the antenatal, postpartum and inter-pregnancy period
R Kirkham, N Trap-Jensen, JA Boyle, F Barzi, ELM Barr, C Whitbread, P Van Dokkum, M Kirkwood, C Connors, E Moore, P Zimmet, S Corpus, AJ Hanley, K O'Dea, J Oats, HD McIntyre, A Brown, JE Shaw, L Maple-Brown, Sandra Campbell Show all
BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth | BMC | Published : 2019
BACKGROUND: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women experience high rates of diabetes in pregnancy (DIP), contributing to health risks for mother and infant, and the intergenerational cycle of diabetes. By enhancing diabetes management during pregnancy, postpartum and the interval between pregnancies, the DIP Partnership aims to improve health outcomes and reduce risks early in the life-course. We describe a mixed methods formative study of health professional's perspectives of antenatal and post-partum diabetes screening and management, including enablers and barriers to care. METHODS: Health professionals involved in providing diabetes care in pregnancy, from a range of health services..View full abstract
Awarded by Global Alliance Chronic Disease NHMRC Grant
Awarded by NHMRC Practitioner Fellowship
Awarded by NHMRC Fellowship
This work was funded by Global Alliance Chronic Disease NHMRC Grant #1092968. Louise Maple-Brown is supported by NHMRC Practitioner Fellowship #1078477; JAB was supported by NHMRC Career Development Fellowship; AB was supported by a Sylvia and Charles Viertel Senior Medical Research Fellowship; JES was supported by NHMRC Fellowship #1079438. Funding bodies had no role in the study design, in the collection, analysis or interpretation of data, in the writing of the manuscript or the decision to submit the manuscript for publication.