The Gestational Diabetes Management System (GooDMomS): development, feasibility and lessons learned from a patient-informed, web-based pregnancy and postpartum lifestyle intervention

@inproceedings{Nicholson2016TheGD,
  title={The Gestational Diabetes Management System (GooDMomS): development, feasibility and lessons learned from a patient-informed, web-based pregnancy and postpartum lifestyle intervention},
  author={Wanda K Nicholson and A Jenna Beckham and Karen Erickson Hatley and Molly Diamond and La-Shell Johnson and Sherri Green and Deborah F. Tate},
  booktitle={BMC pregnancy and childbirth},
  year={2016}
}
BACKGROUND Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) contributes to the epidemic of diabetes and obesity in mothers and their offspring. The primary objective of this pilot study was to: 1) refine the GDM Management System (GooDMomS), a web-based pregnancy and postpartum behavioral intervention and 2) assess the feasibility of the intervention. METHODS In phase 1, ten semi-structured interviews were conducted with women experiencing current or recent GDM mellitus GDM to garner pilot data on the web… CONTINUE READING
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