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Guy's and St Thomas' joint diabetes antenatal clinic

Guy’s and St Thomas’ Joint Antenatal Clinic provides education and advice regarding diabetes and pregnancy to women with diabetes in Lambeth. The clinic is run by a multi-disciplinary team which includes specialists in diabetes and obstetrics. The service includes monitoring, medication review, acute risk assessment, and advice on planned delivery and postnatal care.

Who Is the Service For?

The service is available to all pregnant women with type 1 or type 2 diabetes, or those diagnosed with gestational diabetes who live in Lambeth.

Contacting the Service

The service is provided from the Diabetes Unit at St Thomas’ Hospital, Third Floor, Lambeth Wing, and at the Antenatal Clinic, St Thomas’ Hospital, Eighth Floor, North Wing.

Clinics are held weekly on Wednesday afternoons.

Referrals to the service are accepted from primary and secondary healthcare workers and by patient self-referral for Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital patients.

Contact the Diabetes Secretary/Administrator on 020 7188 1981 or 020 7188 1993. Fax 020 7188 1991 (St Thomas' Hospital) or 020 7188 1926 (Guy's Hospital).



Pregnancy and diabetes

Pregnancy and diabetes
Women who have diabetes are advised to take special precautions before conception and during pregnancy to reduce the chance that their diabetes will cause harm to their baby, or to themselves.

Starting on insulin

Starting on insulin
The Community Insulin Start Group is an educational programme for suitable candidates with type 2 diabetes who are on maximum oral diabetes agents