Presentations for Primary Care Providers

Educational presentations review project resources, clinical education related to the diagnosis and treatment of GDM and T2DM, and support tools to aid consumer care. The webinars feature subject matter experts who are nationally recognized experts in the fields of maternal-fetal medicine, family medicine, internal medicine, shared decision making, and consumer education for high-risk populations. Each webinar is approximately 30 minutes in length.

Long Acting Reversible Contraceptives

Speaker: Dr. Katherine Rivlin, MD, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Dr. Rivlin discusses long acting reversible contraceptives and other birth control methods for the postpartum mother during this webinar. Dr. Rivlin provides a high level overview of effectiveness, counseling considerations, and medical eligibility criteria.

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Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy and Cardiovascular Disease

Speaker: Dr. Courtney Abshier Ware, MD, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

During this webinar, Dr. Ware discusses pregnancy as a “window” to future health. In addition to highlighting cardiovascular disease in the United States, the types of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy are discussed as well as the association between these disorders and cardiovascular disease.

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HbA1c Point of Care Testing: Use as a validated tool?

Speaker: Bethany Panchal, MD, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

During this brief discussion, Dr. Panchal discusses when is appropriate to use HbA1c point of care tests, and when to use alternative testing for patients, including references to additional resources for further clarification.

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Shared Decision Making

Speaker: Dr. Sara E. Dugan, Pharm.D., BCPP, BCPS, Northeast Ohio Medical University

This webinar provides a brief introduction to shared decision making. Dr. Sara E. Dugan, Pharm.D., BCPP, BCPS, will identify the steps in the shared decision making process, describe how shared decision making can fit into treatment plans, and outline an example.

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Relationship Between Gestational Diabetes Mellitus and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Speaker: Dr. Steven Gabbe and Dr. Bethany Panchal, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

This webinar discusses prevalence, long-term impact, and burden of diabetes.  In addition, the correlation of GDM and T2DM is discussed, as well as T2DM screening frequency and office workflow for assessing and screening for T2DM.  Anyone who provides treatment to patients with GDM or a history of GDM, or women at risk for T2DM, including but not limited to providers, nurses, nurse practitioners, and midwives, will benefit from viewing this recording.

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Communication and Management Strategies for High Risk Patients

Speaker: Dr. Seuli Bose Brill, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

This webinar covers communication and management strategies for high risk patients with a history of GDM and/or at risk for T2DM. The discussion focuses on what to do after a T2DM screening and outlines risk assessment, interventions, and follow up items. Dr. Brill reviews team-based care including the role of the doctor, the care team, and the patient.

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Creating Connections with Community Programs

Speaker: Caroline Rankin, MPH, YMCA of Central Ohio; Sarah Ginnetti, RD, LD and Nicole Smith, MPH, CHES®, Ohio Department of Health

This webinar introduces community programs including the Diabetes Prevention Program at the YMCA, along with state level and local resources. Representatives from the Ohio Department of Health provide an overview of Creating Healthy Communities and Communities Preventing Chronic Disease programs, and shared information on Celebrate Your Plate, Produce Perks, and various local resources. Any providers treating patients in Ohio may benefit from viewing this recording.

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