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Continuing Education for Health Professionals
What if it is more than Baby Fat: Preventing Diabetes in Women with History of GD and/or PCOS

April 30, 2014
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Conference Room 1


A Continuing Medical Education Offering for OB-GYNs, MFM Physicians, Anesthesiologits, Perinatiologists

Other interested health care providers are invited to attend.


Presenter: Karen Elkind-Hirsch, PhD, Scientific Research Director, Woman's Hospital


Learning Objectives that will be met:

1.    Evaluate incidence and implications of GDM with emphasis on evaluation and impact of GDM on developing type 2 diabetes (T2DM)

2.    Describe the importance of  postpartum screening in women with prior GDM

3.    Discuss the risk of GDM and T2DM as well as treatment options to improve metabolic parameters in women with PCOS

4.    Critically analyze recent evidence from clinical research supporting the use of anti-diabetic medications in this patient population





Woman's Hospital, Baton Rouge is accredited by the Louisiana State Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.   Womans Hospital Baton Rouge designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.

Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.




No Cost

Participant Limit 40

Contact Info Laura

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Special Instructions
 Special Needs: If you require special assistance due to a disability recognized by the ADA, please call Educational Services at 225-231-5475 for assistance.