LATEST GUIDELINES FOR GESTATIONAL DIABETES MELLITUS
During this webinar, we will review the pathophysiology of insulin resistance during pregnancy, possible complications, and discuss the latest diagnostic criteria and blood glucose goals for the best pregnancy outcomes for the mother and baby. You will be updated with the most recent ADA Gestational Diabetes Guidelines including the latest medical nutrition therapy recommendations. When medical nutrition therapy and activity are not enough to get blood glucose into proper ranges, we will review the evidence regarding medications. Throughout this webinar, we will look at recent research studies and their results in addition to examples of case studies. Join us to make sure the medical nutrition therapy you are utilizing includes the most recent evidence-based guidelines.
Upon successful completion of this one-hour course, the participant should be able to:
State at least two updates from the 2020 ADA Gestational Diabetes Guidelines.
Describe insulin resistance changes during pregnancy, possible complications, and know the latest diagnostic criteria and goals for blood glucose levels with clients.
Provide medical nutrition therapy with updated nutrition requirements for gestational diabetes.
List appropriate medications used for gestational diabetes.
About the Presenter: Abby Black, RDN, CDCES, CLT, EP-C
Abby Black, RDN, CDCES, CLT, EP-C has been a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and exercise physiologist for over 17 years. Having a strong family history, and the desire to help clients, Abby invested time to become a certified diabetes care education specialist. Throughout the years of practice, Abby has worked with clients with prediabetes, gestational diabetes, Type 1 diabetes, and Type 2 diabetes. She has worked in community, clinical, and has been in private practice for 8 years and is the owner of AB Nutrition Solutions. Abby is also a Certified LEAP Therapist. Abby enjoys helping clients get to the root cause of their issues to improve their health through food and activity.