Obstetricians seldom provide postpartum diabetes screening for women with gestational diabetes.

@article{Almario2008ObstetriciansSP,
  title={Obstetricians seldom provide postpartum diabetes screening for women with gestational diabetes.},
  author={Christopher V. Almario and Teresa Ecker and Leslie A Moroz and Lynne Bucovetsky and Vincenzo Berghella and Jason K. Baxter},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={2008},
  volume={198 5},
  pages={528.e1-5}
}
OBJECTIVE We aimed to determine whether obstetrician-gynecologists provided postpartum type 2 diabetes mellitus screening for women with a history of gestational diabetes. STUDY DESIGN We identified women diagnosed with gestational diabetes, and then assessed whether obstetrician-gynecologists provided postpartum diabetes mellitus screening by ordering American Diabetes Association-recommended glucose tests or by referring women to primary care physicians for such testing. RESULTS Of 2617… CONTINUE READING

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