Gestational Diabetes

Gestational Diabetes

Welcome to the Gestational Diabetes project page. This project was published in 2008. Highlights of the project include:
  • Target population of adults
  • Ten (10) sub-topics with 13 evidence analysis questions. Use the links on the left to access the results.
  • The evidence-based nutrition practice guidelines were published in 2008.
  • A toolkit was developed. Expand the Project Resources section for more information.
An update to this project and guideline is underway. Expected publication date is January 2017.
  • Project Resources (2008)
    The following resources were developed:
    • Gestational Diabetes (2008) Toolkit - this toolkit is designed to assist the registered dietitian in applying the Academy's 2008 Gestational Diabetes Evidence-Based Nutrition Practice Guideline. The toolkit includes material such as interactive sample documentation forms, encounter process instructions, outcomes monitoring forms and three comprehensive case studies. The toolkit incorporates the Academy Nutrition Care Process and Standardized Language for patient/client care. Click to order
       
    • GDM 2008 Guideline Presentation - this 46-slide MS PowerPoint presentation includes all the recommendations and ratings of the Gestational Diabetes Evidence-based Nutrition Practice Guideline. Ideal for you to use for meetings, in-service presentations and classes (not designed for the consumer). Click to order.         
  • Project Team (2016)
    The following individuals contributed their valuable time and expertise to this project:

    Workgroup Members
    • Maria O. Duarte-Gardea, PhD, RDN, LD, Chair
      Professor, The University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX, USA
    • Diana M. Gonzalez-Pacheco, DCN, RD
      Assistant Professor, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, USA
    • Rebecca P. Gregory, MS, RD, LDN, CDE
      Dietitian, Nutrition Support, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    • Diane Marie Reeder, RD, CDE
      Manager, Diabetes Professional Education, International Diabetes Center, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    • Alyce M. Thomas, RDN
      Nutrition Consultant, St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center, Paterson, NJ, USA
    • Susan Wang, MS, RD, CD, CDE
      MFM Dietitian and Diabetes Educator, EvergreenHealth, Kirkland, WA, USA
    Lead Analysts
    • Ellen K. Bowser, MS, RDN, LDN, RN, FAND
      Associate in Pediatrics, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
    • Kyle L. Thompson, MS, RD, LDN, CNSC
      Senior Lecturer in Nutrition/Director, Dietetic Internship, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC, USA
    Project Managers
    • Lisa Moloney, MS, RD, LDN
      Evidence-Based Practice Manager, Academy Staff, Chicago, IL USA
    • Tami A. Piemonte, MS, RDN, LD/N (starting September 2015)
      Consultant, St. Petersburg, FL, USA
    Evidence Analysts
    • Sharon Foley, PhD, RD
      Assistant Professor, Rush University, Chicago, IL, USA
    • Julie A. Kennel, PhD, RD, LD
      Clinical Assistant Professor, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
    • Renee Korczak, PhD, RD
      Consultant, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    • Micah A. Lancman, MS, RD, CNSC
      Clinical Dietitian, Naval Medical Center, San Diego, CA, USA
    • Megan Majernik, MS, RD,LDN, CNSC
      Neonatal Dietitian, Advocate Christ Medical Center, Oak Lawn, IL, USA
    • Keiy C. Murofushi, MS, RD
      Executive Director, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    • Hope Scott Paul, MS, RD, CDE
      CDE Coach, Weight Watchers, Export, PA, USA
    • Joan A. Pleuss, MS, CDE, CD, RD
      Consultant, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    • Valaree Williams, MS, RD, CSO, LDN, FAND
      Registered Dietitian, University of Colorado Health, Aurora, CO, USA
    Guideline Reviewers
    • Cassandra Boisvert, MS, RDN
      Health Research Interventionist, Kaiser Permanente, Portland, OR, USA
    • Kathryn Boudeman, RDN, LDN, CDE
      Clinical Dietitian II, Geisinge Health Systems, Danville, PA, USA
    • Cara Dolin, MD
      Maternal-Fetal Medicine Fellow, New York University Langone Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    • Andrea Domas, RDN, CDE 
      Senior Clinical Dietitian, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    • Andrea Dunn, RDN, LD, CDE
      Advanced Practice Registered Dietitian, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA
    • Susan Harms, MPH, RDN, LD, CDE
      Diabetes Educator, Lee Health, Fort Myers, FL, USA
    • Callie Hicks, RDN, LD, CDE
      Clinical Dietitian, InGenesis/Whiteman Aire Force Base, Whiteman AFB, MO, USA
    • Janice James, MS, RDN, CDN, CDE
      Senior Dietitian, New York Univesity Langone Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    • Amna Kashif, MSc, RDN
      Self-Employed Dietitian, Karachi, Pakistan
    • Pamela Legowski, MS, RDN, LDN, CSP, CNSC, CDE
      Certified Diabetes Educator/Speciality Dietitian, Orlando Health, Orlando, FL, USA
    • Sandy Pichette, MS, RDN
      Clinical Dietitian, Metrohealth Medical Center, Cleveland, OH, USA
    • Margaret Salvia, MS, RDN, CDE
      Dietitian, Walden Behavioral Care and Meg Salvia Nutrition, Cambridge, MA, USA 
    • Jamie Stang, PhD, MPH, RDN
      Associate Professor, University of Minnesota, School of Public Health, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    • Mylissa Trowbridge, MS, RDN
      Senior Scientist, The Proctor & Gamble Company, Union, KY, USA
    Financial Contributors
    • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

    Disclosures of Potential Conflicts of Interest: In the interest of full disclosure, the Academy has adopted the policy of revealing relationships workgroup members have with companies that sell products or services that are relevant to this topic. Workgroup members are required to disclose potential conflicts of interest by completing the Academy Conflict of Interest Form. It should not be assumed that these financial interests will have an adverse impact on the content, but they are noted here to fully inform readers.
    • None of the workgroup members listed above disclosed potential conflicts.

     
  • Project Team (2008)
    The following individuals contributed their valuable time and expertise to this project:

    Workgroup Members
    • Diane M. Reader, RD, CDE, Chair
    • Susan Blastre, RD, LDN, CDE
    • Sharmila Chatterjee, MSc, MS, RD, CDE
    • Maria O. Duarte-Gardea, PhD, RD, LD
    • Melanie D. Sipe, RD, CDE
    • Alyce M. Thomas, RD, CDN
    Project Manager/Lead Analyst
    • Erica K. Gradwell, MS, RD
    Evidence Analysts
    • Jeannette Beasley, MPH, RD
    • Jeanne Blankenship, MS, RD
    • Ellen Bowser, MS, RD, CSP
    • Mei Chung, MPH
    • Linda H. Clemens, EdD, RD
    • Tanja Cutting, MS, RD, LD
    • Mable Everette, PhD, RD, FADA
    • Billie Jeanne McGuire, MS, LD, CDE, CCN
    • Gita Patel, MS, RD, CDE, LD
    • Christopher A. Taylor, PhD, RD
    • Carol I. Waslien, PhD, MS, RD
    Guideline Reviewers
    • Irene Alton, MS, LN, RD
    • M. Joann Henry, RNC, MSHS
    • Marion Franz, MS, RD, CDE
    • Dr. Jamie S. Stang, PhD, MPH, RD
    • Florence Brown, MD
    • Patti Urbanski, MEd, RD, LD, CDE
    • Dr. Aido Khoury, MD
    • Patricia B. Geil, MS, RD, CDE, FADA
    • Deborah L. Conway, MD
    • Maribeth Inturrisi, RN, MS, CNS, CDE
    • Catherine Fagen, MA, RD
    Academy Staff
    • Deborah Cummins, PhD
    • Kari Kren, MPH, RD, LD
    • Esther F.Myers, PhD, RD
    Financial Contributors
    • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

    Disclosures of Potential Conflicts of Interest: In the interest of full disclosure, the Academy has adopted the policy of revealing relationships workgroup members have with companies that sell products or services that are relevant to this topic. Workgroup members are required to disclose potential conflicts of interest by completing the Academy Conflict of Interest Form. It should not be assumed that these financial interests will have an adverse impact on the content, but they are noted here to fully inform readers.
    • None of the workgroup members listed above disclosed potential conflicts.