'From stun to gradual balance'--women's experiences of living with gestational diabetes mellitus.

@article{Persson2010FromST,
  title={'From stun to gradual balance'--women's experiences of living with gestational diabetes mellitus.},
  author={Margareta Persson and Anna Winkvist and Ingrid Mogren},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of caring sciences},
  year={2010},
  volume={24 3},
  pages={454-62}
}
BACKGROUND AND AIM In most parts of the western world, screening routines for gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) are implemented, however, knowledge of the impact GDM has on the experience of pregnancy and life situation is sparse. The aim of this study was to describe pregnant women's experiences of acquiring and living with GDM during pregnancy. METHOD A Grounded Theory approach was used. Ten pregnant women diagnosed with GDM in current pregnancy were interviewed. Data collection was… CONTINUE READING