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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.
Network of midwives with a special interest in diabetes enabling (often) isolated individuals to share good practice and experience with each other. (less...)

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Re: GDM Health
Hi Liz We have been using the app for the last month. Although probably not using it to it’s full potential yet we are finding it very useful. Our main...
20:55 - Fri 30 Oct 2020
GDM Health
I am investigating whether we should be using GDM Healthcare App/technology for the monitoring of blood sugars for the GDM’s in our trust. I have had the meeting about the...
16:21 - Wed 14 Oct 2020
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
 
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