Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM)

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Gestational diabetes (GDM) or diabetes in pregnancy is a common issue facing healthcare professionals around the world. In the first module of this course, you will be introduced to the epidemiology and pathophysiology of GDM and you will learn more about current screening controversies. The importance of both maternal and foetal surveillance will be highlighted along with self-management and appropriate pharmacotherapy in the second module. Finally, in the third module, you will look at peripartum management, immediate post-partum follow-up and long-term post-partum follow-up for women with GDM in addition to long term screening strategies to detect women who could later develop diabetes.

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