162884 - Type 2 diabetes in pregnancy. A multidisciplinary approach to improving outcomes
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This free online learning module provides 15 clinical questions and immediate answers about an original peer-reviewed article written for GPs.Relevance to General Practice
About 1% of pregnant women in Australia have known pre-existing diabetes, and at least half of these women have type 2 diabetes.
Type 2 diabetes in pregnancy is associated with poor maternal, fetal and childhood outcomes.
Preconception counselling and a multidisciplinary team approach throughout pregnancy are crucial to improving outcomes.