Description of Research Expertise:
Areas of research interest include: 1) diabetes in pregnancy, 2) obesity,
3) maternal metabolism
Ruhstaller K, Bastek J, Thomas A, Mcelrath T, Parry S, Durnwald C: The Effect of Early Excessive Weight Gain on the Development of Hypertension in Pregnancy. Am J Perinatology : 2016 [epub ahead of print].
Ruhstaller K, Elovitz MA, Stringer M, Epperson CN, Durnwald CP: Obesity and the association with maternal and mental health symptoms. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 13:1-15 : 2016.
Traylor J, Chandrasekaran S, Limaye M, Srinivas S, Durnwald C: Risk perception of future cardiovascular disease in women diagnosed with hypertensive disorder of pregnancy. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 29(13):2067-72 : 2016.
Huynh T, Ghaffari N, Bastek J, Durnwald C: Prenatal care in a specialized diabetes in pregnancy program improves compliance with postpartum testing in GDM women. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 29:1-5 : 2016.
Durnwald C: Gestational Diabetes: when to start treatment and what pharmacologic agent to use? Textbook of Diabetes and Pregnancy, 3rd Edition : 2016.
Ruhstaller K, Elovitz MA, Stringer M, Durnwald C: Does obesity affect maternal mental health during pregnancy? Poster presentation, Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine, Atlanta, GA : 2016.
Durnwald C, Kallen M, Kelly Allison, Wisch S, Elovitz MA, Parry S: A randomized clinical trial of an intensive behavior education program designed to improve glucose levels on the 2 hour oral glucose tolerance test in the postpartum period. Oral Presentation, Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine, Atlanta, GA : 2016.
Huynh T, Ghaffari N, Bastek J, Durnwald C: Prenatal Care in a Specialized Diabetes in Pregnancy Program Improves Compliance with Postpartum Testing. Poster presentation, The Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, February : 2016.
Ruhstaller K, Elovitz MA, Stringer M, Durnwald C: Are negative emotions about body image and diet during pregnancy associated with weight gain? Poster presentation, Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine, Atlanta, GA : 2016.
Durnwald C.: Gestational diabetes: Linking epidemiology, excessive gestational weight gain, adverse pregnancy outcomes, and future metabolic syndrome. Semin Perinatol 39 (4): 254-8,2015.