Group Diabetes Prenatal Care

2017-03-15 20:53:22 | BioPortfolio


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.

Study Design




Group Care


UnityPoint Health- Meriter Hospital
United States


Not yet recruiting


University of Wisconsin, Madison

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2017-03-15T20:53:22-0400

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