People living with diabetes who are pregnant are confronted with a variety of issues that require special attention, education, and understanding. This course reviews those special needs while focusing on Gestational Diabetes and Pre-Existing Diabetes. Included are the most recent diagnostic criteria, management goals, and prevention of complications during pregnancy. A helpful review for the CDCES Exam and for those who want more information on people who are pregnant and live with Diabetes.
- Three issues that affect pregnancy with diabetes
- The unique attributes of pre-existing diabetes in pregnancy and gestational diabetes
- Diagnostic criteria and management goals for gestational diabetes
- Potential short term and long term complications of fetal exposure to hypoglycemia
- Prevention measures to keep mother and baby healthy
Intended Audience: This course is a knowledge-based activity designed for individuals or groups of diabetes educators, including RNs, RDs, Pharmacists, Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Physician Assistants and other health care providers interested in enhancing their diabetes medication knowledge.
Instructor: Beverly Thomassian RN, MPH, CDCES, BC-ADM is a working educator and a nationally recognized diabetes expert.
All hours earned count toward your CDCES Accreditation Information
Earn 1.5 CEs