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Gestational Diabetes Webinar in May

The Diabetes Education Program at Peninsula Regional Medical Center (PRMC) in conjunction with the American Association of Diabetes Educators will be sponsoring the diabetes webinar "Gestational Diabetes: Current Guidelines and Recommendations" on Wednesday, May 2, 2012. The program, designed for registered nurses, dietitians, pharmacists and diabetes educators will be held in PRMC's Hallowell Conference Center Rooms D and E from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. The webinar will provide 1.5 contact hours of continuing education.

Participants will learn to describe the disease state as well as detect and diagnose gestational diabetes. They will also be provided the opportunity to learn about the role nutrition and physical activity play in the management of the disease. Also presented will be recommendations for use of medication, monitoring and management strategies for pregnancy, labor and delivery, as well as postpartum care of gestational diabetes. 

The webinar is free, but space is limited. Please RSVP to the Diabetes Education Program at PRMC at 410-543-7061.