Janet Lagstrom Australian Diabetes in Pregnancy Society 2018

Janet Lagstrom

Janet’s interest in diabetes began 30 years ago, sharing house with a guy with Type 1 DM, working on the mines, fly in fly out. After relying on urine testing: a glucometer result of 17mmol/L, instigated further education for both … A passion for helping people with diabetes, Janet has instigated /contributed to the development of resources such as the GDM video; Diabetes and Pregnancy CD Rom; Booklets: Can I have a healthy baby, Sick day Management for Type 1 and 2 diabetes; Postnatal /breastfeeding advice for women with pre existing diabetes and an advocate of lifelong follow up of women who have had GDM. Janet now works in Private Practice as a Diabetes Nurse Practitioner in Wangaratta, Yarrawonga and Corowa, is on Staff at Deakin University. Current focus is improving Access to Diabetes And Pregnancy via Technology (ADaPT) - to enable pregnant women with diabetes: Local Care choices. Janet currently sits on the ADiPS Board as the Deputy Chair.

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