Glucose Intolerance
  • For those who developed gestational diabetes, follow-up on current glucose tolerance.

  • Consider providing or refer for weight control counseling as appropriate to reduce the risk of developing type II diabetes mellitus.

Use of Harmful Substances
  • Assist women who smoke cigarettes, use smokeless tobacco, abuse alcohol, or use illegal drugs to quit. Include diet counseling to address their concerns about weight, as appropriate.

  • Refer women to evaluation or treatment programs as needed.



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