Update on Pregnancy with Preexisting Diabetes
The goal of this course is to help healthcare professionals learn about how they can help their patients participate in diabetes care during pregnancy when they have pre-existing diabetes.

Course Publication Date: May 19, 2020

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active one year unlimited membership!

Author:Anita Rothera-Delaney RN, BS
Course No:PPD121019
Contact Hours:1.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Nutrition & Fitness & Complimentary
Critical Care Medicine
Emergency & Trauma Medicine
Medical & Surgical Issues
Women's Health
Learning Objectives
  • Discuss the study done by Kaiser Permanente‚Äôs Department of Research & Evaluation of women who gave birth in their hospital.

  • Describe how gestational diabetes differs from type 1 or type 2 diabetes that existed prior to pregnancy.

  • Identify three risk factors associated with a poor outcome in a pregnancy complicated by diabetes.

  • State the five prognostically bad signs for pregnancy according to the Pederson classification system.

  • Name three neonatal complications.

  • Name three potential maternal complications.

  • Explain the relationship between preconception glucose control and the incidence of congenital anomalies and spontaneous abortions.


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