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CPD module: Diabetes in pregnancy – the primary care role

CPD module: Diabetes in pregnancy – the primary care role

Reena Patel and Dr Sarah N Ali describe the primary care role in management of women with type 1 or type 2 diabetes while they are planning a pregnancy, pregnant and postpartum.

Learning module objectives: Diabetes in pregnancy – the primary care role

This module will enable you to:

  • Understand the importance of preconception advice and management for women with diabetes
  • Improve evidence-based knowledge of diabetes management options before, during and after pregnancy
  • Understand the role and limitations of practice nurses in preconception, pregnancy and postpartum care of women with diabetes
  • Gain confidence in advising and supporting women with diabetes in planning a pregnancy and raise awareness of the risks and complications of unplanned pregnancy

Complete the CPD module here to gain your certificate and log 1 CPD hour towards revalidation


Reena Patel is a practice nurse in Leicester and Dr Sarah N Ali is a consultant diabetologist in London

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The full module can be found on the Nursing in Practice Learning website.

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