Wearable Technologies for Pregnant Women with Type One Diabetes

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Abstract

Type One Diabetes (T1D) pregnancies are high-risk. Pre-eclampsia, foetal malformation & mortality rates remain 2-5 times greater than for non-diabetic populations Access to wearable technologies has improved pregnancy outcomes by facilitating self-management and increasing time spent in the target glucose range of 3.5-7.8mmols/L.

NICE Pregnancy guidelines recommend physical activity to reduce the risks of high blood-pressure, weight gain and deep venous thromboembolism, while promoting mental well-being.

Available wearable technologies provide feedback on glucose variability and activity during pregnancy. Integrating this data may inform and support decisions improving self-management of T1D during pregnancy.
Original languageEnglish
Pages1
Number of pages1
Publication statusPublished (in print/issue) - 28 Feb 2011
EventAll Ireland Maternity and Midwifery Festival 2020 - Croke Park, Dublin, Ireland
Duration: 11 Feb 202011 Feb 2020

Conference

ConferenceAll Ireland Maternity and Midwifery Festival 2020
Country/TerritoryIreland
CityDublin
Period11/02/2011/02/20

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