The effectiveness of implementing a reminder system into routine clinical practice: does it increase postpartum screening in women with gestational diabetes?

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INTRODUCTION During regular care, women with previous gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) rarely receive the recommended screening test for type 2 diabetes, a 2-hour oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT), in the postpartum period. The current study examined whether the implementation of a reminder system improved screening rates. METHODS Based on our… (More)

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@article{Shea2011TheEO, title={The effectiveness of implementing a reminder system into routine clinical practice: does it increase postpartum screening in women with gestational diabetes?}, author={Allen K. Shea and Baiju R. Shah and Heather D Clark and Janine C Malcolm and Mark Walker and Alan J Karovitch and Erin Keely}, journal={Chronic diseases in Canada}, year={2011}, volume={31 2}, pages={58-64} }