Postpartum education and lifestyle changes for preventing type 2 diabetes in Turkish women with previous gestational diabetes: A retrospective study


Tokat M. A. , Sanci M., Girgec S., Kulhan N. G. , Ozcan C. Y.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF NURSING PRACTICE, vol.22, no.5, pp.427-435, 2016 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 22 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/ijn.12452
  • Journal Name: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF NURSING PRACTICE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.427-435
  • Erzincan Binali Yildirim University Affiliated: No

Abstract

Background: Women with previous gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) have at least sevenfold increased risk for developing type 2 diabetes compared with non-GDM mothers. The risk can be decreased by self-care measures.