Day 2 :
California State University, USA
Time : 9:30-10:10
Darcy Hostetter-Lewis received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from California State University, Chico in 2001. She obtained employment as a newly graduated nurse in the specialty of obstetrical care and she remained working in labor and delivery for 9 years. Upon receiving her Master of Science in Nursing degree as a perinatal educator from Saint Louis University in 2009, she found a passion for diabetes education and she began working in an outpatient program which enabled her to provide diabetes care and prenatal education as well as breastfeeding education and support for underserved pregnant and post partum women. She was recruited by a national education center and has travelled extensively throughout the United States, providing education to health care providers as to the provision of evidence based care for women with gestational diabetes.