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“Pregnancy, Weight Gain and Gestational Diabetes”
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The Gestational Diabetes Network Webinar presents “Pregnancy, Weight Gain and Gestational Diabetes.” The webinar is scheduled for Wednesday, November 6, 2013 from 1:30 to 3:00 PM EST.

When: 11/6/2013
1:30 PM
Contact: Adeline Yerkes
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This webinar discusses the IOM recommendations for weight gain in pregnancy, the IOM tools for providers and women, and addresses weight gain monitoring for women with Gestational Diabetes, weight gain and Gestational Diabetes prevalence according to PRAMS and the issues of implementing the IOM recommendations with health care providers. Featured speakers include Linda Barbour, MD, MSPH, Professor of Medicine and Obstetrics and Gynecology, Divisions of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Diabetes and Maternal-Fetal Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Andrea Sharma, MPH, CDC Division of Reproductive Health and Laurie Baksh, MPH, Utah State Department of Health

Participant objectives include:

1. Be able to articulate the IOM Weight Gain Guidelines during Pregnancy.

2. Gain an understanding that IOM recommendations were based on evidence that a woman's health and weight before pregnancy and after delivery effect pregnancy weight gain and are of equal importance.

3. Increase knowledge about the IOM tools and insight on how to implement the tools.

4. Understand that weight gain monitoring during pregnancy for women with Gestational Diabetes is equal to the blood glucose monitoring in importance.

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