Journal of Diabetic Complications & Medicine

ISSN: 2475-3211

Open Access

Michelle Lende

Department of Diabetes, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487, USA

  • Short Communication   
    Following Gestational Diabetes Mellitus, a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention-Recognized Diabetes Prevention Program
    Author(s): Michelle Lende*

    Type 2 diabetes mellitus is more likely to develop from gestational diabetes mellitus. Postpartum care should include a recommendation that the individual participate in a recognized Diabetes Prevention Program in order to either reduce or delay the risk of developing type 2 diabetes mellitus after gestational diabetes mellitus. We are motivated to advocate for the implementation of an evidence-based program to prevent diabetes mellitus in groups of individuals with a history of gestational diabetes mellitus, given the background of prediabetes mellitus, which affects 96 million people and the rising prevalence of diabetes mellitus in the United States. We recommend that pregnant women with gestational diabetes mellitus participate in a Center for Disease Control and Prevention - recognized Diabetes Prevention Program during the immediate postpartum period or i.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.37421/2475-3211.2023.08.196

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