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Supporting Women with Type 1 Diabetes: Preconception to Postpartum

A MUST do course for all healthcare professionals who see women with Type 1 Diabetes

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For expectant mothers living with Type 1 Diabetes, unique challenges come along with the joy of pregnancy. Healthcare professionals have a vital role to play in providing support and guidance to these women.

Pregnant women with Type 1 Diabetes have an increased risk of miscarriage, macrosomia and pre-eclampsia. However, preparing prior to conception, keeping glucose levels in check, and controlling potential risk factors can reduce the risk of these harmful maternal and foetal outcomes. 

We have invited leading experts to share their insights into managing Type 1 Diabetes from preconception to postpartum so that you can provide more solutions to your patients.

 'Supporting Women with Type 1 Diabetes: Preconception to Postpartum'
is a self paced online course that helps educate healthcare professionals on Type 1 Diabetes.


The course will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to support women with Type 1 Diabetes before, during, and after pregnancy.
Learn from experts in the field and hear frequently asked questions answered. With the right information, you can ensure that expectant mothers living with Type 1 Diabetes have the best support and access to the resources they need for a healthy pregnancy journey.
 
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'Supporting Women with Type 1 Diabetes: preconception to postpartum' includes:

  • 3 educational modules¬†-¬†stay informed and stay up-to-date with the most current evidence-based information from an endocrinologist, dietitian, and diabetes educator in three¬†self paced modules.¬†

  • Q&A panel discussion¬†-our three experts have provided answers to frequently asked questions surrounding Type 1 Diabetes¬†which¬†will¬†help provide insights¬†and support for clients¬†with Type 1 Diabetes.

  • Interview with a Type 1 Diabetes client - gain insights into the preconception to postpartum journey of a client with Type 1 Diabetes.
  • Client case study - we work through a case study¬†in detail to help reinforce key messages and translate theory into practice.
  • Short pre and post¬†course¬†quizzes ‚Äď test your knowledge before and after the¬†course with our quick quizzes to see how much you‚Äôve learnt (and to help you claim professional development points).

  • Confidence to provide women with Type 1 Diabetes with practical, evidence-based advice - best of all, you‚Äôll leave this¬†online course knowing that you now have the knowledge and skills to help you optimise your clients‚Äô Type 1¬†Diabetes and health during pregnancy.

What's covered?

Module 1:
Endocrinologist

Dr Sandra Sobel explores why glucose control is important for Mother and baby

Pregnancy in Type 1 Diabetes introduces an insulin resistant state that requires careful attention and considerations while trying to target glucose control for the sake of the baby's and mother's health.
 
Dr. Sandra Sobel is an American board-certified Endocrinologist and diabetes expert and in this session she will review pregnancy physiology and how it impacts glucose, why glucose control is important for mother and baby, what the recommendations are for diabetes monitoring during pregnancy, as well as summarize results of recent studies evaluating the use of diabetes technology in pregnant women with Type 1 Diabetes. 

Module 2:
Diabetes Educator

Credentialed Diabetes Educator Cindy Shea discusses how you can best support your patients who have Type 1 Diabetes

Cindy Shea provides you with an in-depth understanding of the role of a diabetes educator in supporting people living with Type 1 Diabetes in their pregnancy journey.
 
She highlights important aspects of how it can impact the person living with Type 1 Diabetes during preconception planning, during pregnancy and postpartum. This includes key topics to discuss and educate and how to support individuals to feel empowered and have a positive pregnancy.

Module 3:
Dietitian

Dietitian Sally Marchini provides an overview of the latest research on how nutrition may affect pregnancy outcomes for women with Type 1 Diabetes 

Sally is an Australian based Accredited Practising Dietitian. After being diagnosed with coeliac disease on top of Type 1 Diabetes, Sally decided to turn her adversity into a positive by studying dietetics and developing her private practice, Marchini Nutrition, to help others with complex chronic health conditions.

While Type 1 Diabetes and trying to conceive can be a challenging mix, falling pregnant and having a healthy baby are possible. In order to optimise fertility and have a healthy pregnancy, it is essential that women take some extra dietary strategies into consideration in order to improve glycaemic control. In this module, Sally explores the current research surrounding fertility, pregnancy and postpartum nutrition for women with Type 1 Diabetes.

Module 4:
Q&A with Type 1 Diabetes client

 Hear about the preconception to postpartum journey of a Type 1 Diabetes client so that you can gain insights and build upon the theory.

Module 5:
Q&A panel discussion

Our healthcare experts answer frequently asked questions about how to best support women with Type 1 Diabetes from preconception to postpartum

Module 6:
Interactive case study

In this session, we workshop a case study in detail to help translate theory into practice and reinforce key messages.

Hosted by: 

Melanie McGrice

Advanced Accredited Practising Dietitian

Melanie is an internationally renowned fertility and prenatal dietitian. She is passionate about the difference that Early Life Nutrition can make in the next generation.

BONUSES

Plus, because we want to do everything we can to help you give the best possible consultations to your clients during this time, we’d love you to have these gifts…

  • Nutrition for Type 1 Diabetes Factsheets - Empower your clients with our free bonus factsheets! Designed to be given directly to clients, these factsheets provide valuable information on fertility, prenatal, and postpartum nutrition for women with type 1 diabetes. Say goodbye to confusion and hello to confident, informed clients. 

  • Type 1 Diabetes checklist - this bonus resource is sure to impress! Receive 3 checklists designed for healthcare professionals working with women with Type 1 Diabetes in various stages of conception, pregnancy, and post-partum. These checklists are packed with tips and tricks to help you provide the most comprehensive and precise nutrition assessments possible, ensuring your clients receive the best care possible.

Don’t miss this opportunity to help clients with Type 1 Diabetes

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Research found...

Women with Type 1 Diabetes have an increased risk of miscarriage [i]

Pre-eclampsia occurs in approximately 20% of pregnant women with Type 1 Diabetes [ii]

Babies of mothers with Type 1 Diabetes are more likely to be a higher birth weight than babies of mothers without diabetes [iii]

Research found...

Women with Type 1 Diabetes have an increased risk of miscarriage [i]

Pre-eclampsia occurs in approximately 20% of pregnant women with Type 1 Diabetes [ii]

Babies of mothers with Type 1 Diabetes are more likely to be a higher birth weight than babies of mothers without diabetes [iii]

We know that you want to provide all your clients with the best care possible.

But, you’re also flat out! 

This short online course will provide you with all of the evidence and resources that you need so that you are prepared to give your clients the best possible care when they walk through your door.

 

This is a self paced online course that you can work through when it suits you.

What's the investment?

Get instant access to this course for only $97 USD

* excludes GST 

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About us: 

Early Life Nutrition Alliance is an international team of experienced dietitians who specialise in fertility, prenatal and postnatal nutrition. 
The team aims to support health care professionals advocate for the role of nutrition during the first 1,000 days through the provision of training, coaching and resources. 
Learn more at: www.earlylifenutritionalliance.com
Ebony Crameri

Speaker

Ebony is passionate about providing her clients with the best care. As a result, she is continually learning and educating herself on hot nutritional topics such as MTHFR.

About us: 

Early Life Nutrition Alliance is an international team of experienced dietitians who specialise in fertility, prenatal and postnatal nutrition. 
The team aims to support health care professionals advocate for the role of nutrition during the first 1,000 days through the provision of training, coaching and resources. 
Learn more at: www.earlylifenutritionalliance.com

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Australian College of Midwives CPD Endorsed Activity

i: Rasmussen, B., Dunning, T., Hendrieckx, C. et al. (2013). Transition to motherhood in type 1 diabetes: design of the pregnancy and postnatal well-being in transition questionnaires
ii: Djelmiš J, Desoye G, Ivaniševic´ M (2005). Pre-eclampsia in women with Type 1 Diabetes
iii: Abell, S. K , Boyle, J. A , de Courten, B. et al. (2016). Contemporary type 1 diabetes pregnancy outcomes: impact of obesity and glycaemic control