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This study aims to use an innovative and integrated educational curriculum to deliver prenatal care and diabetes care for pre-gestational diabetic women from approximately the first trimester of pregnancy through delivery and the early postpartum period in a group care model. The group care model will be compared to a control group, a traditional, individual care model.
UnityPoint Health- Meriter Hospital
Not yet recruiting
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Published on BioPortfolio: 2017-03-15T20:53:22-0400
This proposal is a program evaluation of a group care delivery model designed for pregnant women that was implemented as a pilot project in Teso District, Kenya in 2012.
The investigators primary objective is to conduct a randomized trial to determine the effect of diabetes group prenatal care on glycemic control in women with type 2 diabetes and gestation...
It is observed that pregnant women using psychoactive substance (s) have a more random and more accidental pregnancy follow-up than women with no addictive problems. The consumption appro...
The investigators aim to conduct a prospective open label randomized controlled trial to test the hypothesis that following initial assessment by a physiotherapist, group care exercise cla...
Prenatal care is defined as pregnancy-related health care services provided to a women between conception and delivery. Early, comprehensive prenatal care can promote healthier pregnancies...
To test the feasibility of introducing a group antenatal care initiative (Pregnancy Circles) in an area with high levels of social deprivation and cultural diversity by exploring the views and experie...
Nearly 40% of US women of childbearing age are obese. Obesity during pregnancy is associated with multiple risks for both the woman and fetus, yet clinicians often feel unprepared to provide optimal a...
Introduction Vulnerable pregnant women (e.g. women with low socio-economic status or recent immigrants) are less likely to receive adequate prenatal care or to attend perinatal education classes. Cent...
Loss to care is high among asymptomatic HIV-infected women initiated on antiretroviral therapy (ART) during pregnancy or in the postpartum period. However, whether pregnancy itself plays a role in the...
Gestational breast cancer (GBC) is the second most commonly occurring malignancy affecting pregnant women. Management is complex due to potential foetal risks in the setting of maternal treatment. We ...
Pregnancy in which the mother and/or FETUS are at greater than normal risk of MORBIDITY or MORTALITY. Causes include inadequate PRENATAL CARE, previous obstetrical history (ABORTION, SPONTANEOUS), pre-existing maternal disease, pregnancy-induced disease (GESTATIONAL HYPERTENSION), and MULTIPLE PREGNANCY, as well as advanced maternal age above 35.
Proteins produced by organs of the mother or the PLACENTA during PREGNANCY. These proteins may be pregnancy-specific (present only during pregnancy) or pregnancy-associated (present during pregnancy or under other conditions such as hormone therapy or certain malignancies.)
An organized and comprehensive program of health care that identifies and reduces a woman's reproductive risks before conception through risk assessment, health promotion, and interventions. Preconception care programs may be designed to include the male partner in providing counseling and educational information in preparation for fatherhood, such as genetic counseling and testing, financial and family planning, etc. This concept is different from PRENATAL CARE, which occurs during pregnancy.
The nursing specialty that deals with the care of women throughout their pregnancy and childbirth and the care of their newborn children.
Organization of medical and nursing care according to the degree of illness and care requirements in the hospital. The elements are intensive care, intermediate care, self-care, long-term care, and organized home care.
Diabetes is a lifelong condition that causes a person's blood sugar level to become too high. The two main types of diabetes are: type 1 diabetes type 2 diabetes In the UK, diabetes affects approximately 2.9 million people. There are a...
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