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Care for pregnant diabetics in cuba: achievements and challenges.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23934426     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Establishment, progressive development, expansion and organization of Cuba's National Comprehensive Diabetes and Pregnancy Program is described, including changes in related health services since 1959. Currently implemented throughout the country, the Program is supervised by a working group and addresses diabetic women's reproductive health and care during pregnancy. The importance of preconception care for diabetic women is emphasized, as well as the need to increase Program uptake nationally, including screening for gestational diabetes in primary care. KEYWORDS Diabetes mellitus, pregnancy in diabetes; pregnancy in diabetics; gestational diabetes; diabetes, pregnancy-induced; preconception care; pregnancy outcomes; pregnancy complications; high-risk pregnancy; antenatal care; screening; Cuba.
Authors:
Jeddú Cruz; Antonio Márquez; Jacinto Lang; Lemay Valdés
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  MEDICC review     Volume:  15     ISSN:  1527-3172     ISO Abbreviation:  MEDICC Rev     Publication Date:  2013 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-08-12     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100964771     Medline TA:  MEDICC Rev     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  38-41     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
National Endocrinology Institute, Havana, Cuba. celsocruz@infomed.sld.cu.
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