Skip to main content

Table 3 Dietetic, diabetes educator and obstetric physician appointments, before and after changing a GDM model of care

From: An implementation science approach for developing and implementing a dietitian-led model of care for gestational diabetes: a pre-post study

Appointments Total Diagnosis from 24 weeks
  Pre-Intervention
(n = 125)
Post-Intervention
(n = 119)
P Pre-Intervention
(n = 115)
Post-Intervention
(n = 94)
P
Dietitian, number of appointments, mean (SD) 2.4 (0.8) 3.8 (1.7) < 0.001 2.4 (0.8) 3.7 (1.4) < 0.001
Adherence to dietetic schedule of appointments, n (%) 36 (29%) 98 (82%) < 0.001 33 (29%) 79 (84%) < 0.001
Obstetric Physician, number of appointments, mean (SD) 1.9 (2.5) 2.5 (2.8) 0.08 1.8 (2.3) 2.3 (2.4) 0.11
Diabetes Educator, number of appointments, mean (SD) 3.1 (2.0) 2.6 (2.6) 0.10 3.0 (1.4) 2.3 (2.0) 0.007
Total appointments, mean (SD) 7.4 (4.3) 8.9 (5.1) 0.01 7.1 (3.6) 8.3 (3.9) 0.02
  1. GDM Gestational diabetes mellitus; SD Standard deviation