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Diabetes Midwives

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Network of midwives with a special interest in diabetes enabling (often) isolated individuals to share good practice and experience with each other.
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Re: Continuous fetal monitoring in labour for women on Metformin
Hi we recommend continuous CTG for all gestational diabetics regardless of type of management.
09:44 - Fri 13 Dec 2019
Continuous fetal monitoring in labour for women on Metformin
Does everyone do this? At our trust we only do continuous monitoring in labour for  women on insulin. A greater Manchester guideline has suggested we change our practice but I can't...
16:47 - Thu 12 Dec 2019
Re: Blood glucose monitoring.
Hi Helen, I agree with Heather Davis, like she has written we also advise that CBG's are monitored using the POCT meter for all inpatients.  The readings upload to our online patient information system...
17:48 - Thu 30 May 2019
Re: Blood glucose monitoring.
We have a diabetes monitoring chart that has advice for maternity staff regarding blood glucose testing. It also has the assessment sheet attached so patients can self monitor in hospital....
15:48 - Wed 29 May 2019
Re: Better Births and Diabetes
I would be interested in this as my head of midwifery has asked for me to put together a continuity of carer pathway for women with diabetes.
14:41 - Wed 15 May 2019
Re: Blood glucose monitoring.
Hi Helen All of our patients GDM, and pre-existing have their blood glucose checked using our hospital point of care meter. It is within our guideline for this to happen....
14:39 - Wed 15 May 2019
Blood glucose monitoring.
Could anyone let me know your guideline relating to self monitoring of blood glucose levels whilst an inpatient (any type of DM) ? Do all women have their BG monitored on...
09:53 - Tue 14 May 2019
Re: GTT and illness
We would reschedule as it can make women who are okay feel dizzy and unwell afterwards.
14:33 - Wed 03 Apr 2019
GTT and illness
What does everyone do if a woman is unwell on the day of a GTT?  Do you reschedule when the woman is better or do you go ahead with the...
13:32 - Tue 26 Mar 2019
Better Births and Diabetes
I wanted to ask if anyone is aware of any examples of the Better Births agenda working within the Diabetes setting. A member of the network has contacted me and has...
13:25 - Mon 07 Jan 2019
 
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