Primary research aim
To improve systems of care and services for women with diabetes in pregnancy in remote Australia
Research objectives and methodology
- To expand the Northern Territory (NT) Diabetes in pregnancy (DIP) Clinical Register across all regions of the NT, thereby scaling-up and extending coverage of an innovative clinical system.
- To establish a DIP Clinical Register in Far North Queensland (FNQ).
- To develop, expand and extend an enhanced model of care and augment health care professionals’ capacity for managing DIP across all regions of the NT and FNQ.
- To improve maternal health post-partum for NT and FNQ Indigenous women with DIP with a systems-based intervention.
- To build capacity in Indigenous health research and share knowledge with Canadian researchers in the field of diabetes and DIP among Indigenous populations.
- Louise Maple-Brown, Menzies School of Health Research, Australia
- Federica Barzi, Menzies School of Health Research, Australia
- Alex Brown, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
- Christine Connors, Top End Health Services, Australia
- Anthony Hanley, University of Toronto, Canada
- Elizabeth Hammond, Menzies School of Health Research, Australia
- Jeremy Oats, University of Melbourne, Australia
- Kerin O’Dea, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
- Jonathan Shaw, Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute Holdings, Melbourne, Australia
- Ashim Sinha, Cairns Hospital, Cairns, Australia
- Mark Wenitong, Apunipima Cape York Health Council, Australia
- Cherie Whtibread, Menzies School of Health Research, Australia
- Paul Zimmet, Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute Holdings, Melbourne, Australia
- National Health and Medical Research Council, Australia