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Pre-pregnancy care programs benefit women with diabetes, study finds

A study in Diabetologia showed women with type 2 diabetes who participated in community-based pre-pregnancy care programs were more likely to achieve an A1C target of below 48 mmol/mol than those who did not participate in these programs. Researchers used a cohort of 4,558 women and found participation in the PPC program also led to an improvement in pregnancy preparation measures and improved folic acid supplementation among type 2 diabetes patients, while those with type 1 diabetes presented earlier for antenatal care during and after the intervention.

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