Revista de la Sociedad Argentina de Diabetes (2020-08-01)

EDUCATION OF PREGNANT WOMEN WITH GESTATIONAL DIABETES (EDUGEST): DATA COLLECTED IN THE RECRUITMENT PERIOD

  • Silvia Gorbán de Lapertosa,
  • Jorge Alvariñas,
  • Jorge F. Elgart,
  • Susana Salzberg,
  • Juan J. Gagliardino

DOI
https://doi.org/10.47196/diab.v53i3Sup.168
Journal volume & issue
Vol. 53, no. 3Sup
pp. 121 – 126

Abstract

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Introduction: in Argentina the prevalence of gestational diabetes (GD) is 4.7%, accounting for a higher risk of developing complications in both the mother and the baby which could be prevented by early diagnosis and timely treatment. Objectives: to promote early consultation, timely diagnosis and adequate treatment through a structured and multidisciplinary education Program in Primary Healthcare (PHU) and maternity (PMU) units.

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