GDM: Postpartum Care (2001)
Postpartum Care (Gestational Diabetes Mellitus 2001)
Gestational Diabetes Medical Nutrition Therapy Protocol (2001)
The ADA 2001 Gestational Diabetes MNT Evidence-based guide for practice was originally published in a compact disk (CD) format. This 2001 project was published to the online Evidence Analysis Library for the benefit of ADA members, even though it does not follow the current online format and may be missing some of the components. (The current evidence analysis projects include the following components: question, conclusion, grade, search plan and results, evidence summary, overview table, worksheets, and quality check lists.)
Gestational Diabetes Mellitus Conclusion Statements: Postpartum Care (2001 CD)
The recurrence rate of GDM in subsequent pregnancies is 30% to 65%. Women who have had GDM are also at higher risk for developing type 2 diabetes mellitus. However, the risks of developing diabetes can be reduced with lifestyle changes including healthy food choices and physical activity to promote weight loss.
- Grade I means there is Good/Strong evidence supporting the statement;
- Grade II is Fair;
- Grade III is Limited/Weak;
- Grade IV is Expert Opinion Only;
- Grade V is Not Assignable.
- Evidence Summary: Gestational Diabetes and Breastfeeding (2001 CD)
Evidence Summary: Prevention of Gestational Diabetes and Type 2 Diabetes (2001 CD)
- Quality Rating Summary
For a summary of the Quality Rating results, click here.
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