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Antenatal models of care for women with gestational diabetes mellitus: Vignettes from an international meeting

Maryam Sina, Thomas J Cade, Jeff Flack, Christopher J Nolan, Rohit Rajagopal, Vincent Wong, Linda Burcher, Alison Barry, Emily Gianatti, Ana McCarthy, Catharine McNamara, Marina Mickelson, Ruth Hughes, Tara Jones, Cathy Latino, David McIntyre, Sarah Price, David Simmons

Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology | WILEY | Published : 2020

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Gestational diabetes (GDM) is one of the commonest pregnancy complications and is placing an increasing burden on diabetes and obstetric resources. AIMS: To describe different antenatal models of care that have developed to address the increasing proportion of pregnancies complicated by GDM. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Narrative review with thematic analysis from 15 volunteer antenatal diabetes in pregnancy services from Australia and New Zealand identified through a national diabetes organisation. Main outcomes were approaches to patient education, medical nutrition therapy (MNT), ongoing management and escalation of therapy for women with GDM. RESULTS: All clinics provided at least ..

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