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Evidence-based practice is an approach to health care wherein health practitioners use the best evidence possible to make decisions for individuals, groups and populations. Results of the 2017 Academy's Evidence Analysis Library Gestational Diabetes Systematic Review and Guideline will be presented, with a focus on gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). The audience will be provided with the most recent evidence-based nutrition practice recommendations to help guide practice from referral to monitoring and evaluation, and to promote positive outcomes in their patients with gestational diabetes.
CPE Level: 3
Learning Codes: 5190, 5310, 9020
- Describe the critical step of referral and components within the steps of the nutrition care process to achieve positive outcomes in patients with gestational diabetes.
- Identify research that supports the association of medical nutrition therapy and glucose management with positive maternal and fetal outcomes.
- Summarize best practices and implementation for individualized diet prescriptions to manage glucose fluctuations in women with gestational diabetes.
- Diana Gonzales-Pacheco, DCN, RD
- Diane Reader, RD CDE
- Kyle Thompson, MS, RD, LDN, CNSC
Planned with the Academy's Gestational Diabetes Evidence Analysis Library Expert Workgroup