Lynne Raphael, RD, CDE, and Cathy Wielgus, RN, CDE, talk about their mission to get the word out on gestational diabetes mellitus, and the importance of detecting it early enough to both help mothers manage their diabetes and health, and ensure the delivery of healthy, normal-weight children. The only way to do this is through education, and they have been trying multiple approaches at all ages. In addition, they are evolving several technological tools which could aid women in managing their diabetes during pregnancy and even help them after.More videos with Lynne Raphael and Cathy Wielgus:
Lynne Raphael, MMSc, RD, LD, CDE, and Cathy Wielgus, MSN, BSN, RN, CDE, Introduction
What Does Intensive Management of Diabetes in Pregnancy Mean?
What Are the Latest Guidelines for Diabetes in Pregnancy?
Challenges of Diabetes Management in Pregnancy
How Can Dietary Habits Be Improved?
Culturally Sensitive Meal-planning for Pregnant Women
Why Is It Important to Manage GDM?
Lynne Raphael, MMSc, RD, LD, CDE, and Cathy Wielgus, MSN, BSN, RN, CDE, both of Alere Health, work closely with women with high-risk pregnancies, developing strategies to help both mother and child maintain the best possible health through pregnancy and beyond.