Diabetes in pregnancy
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Diabetes in pregnancy

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Published by Saunders in Philadelphia, London .
Written in English

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StatementE. Albert Reece, guest editor.
SeriesObstetrics and gynecology clinics of North America -- v.23/1
ContributionsReece, E. Albert.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18421865M

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Pregnancy can worsen certain long-term diabetes problems, such as eye problems and kidney disease, especially if your blood glucose levels are too high. You also have a greater chance of developing preeclampsia, sometimes called toxemia, which is when you develop high blood pressure and too much protein in your urine during the second half of. Women who have diabetes before they get pregnant have special health concerns. In addition to the new demands that a pregnancy will put on your body, it will also affect your blood sugar levels. Gestational diabetes goes away after pregnancy, but sometimes diabetes stays. It’s important to be checked for. diabetes after your baby is born. About half of all women who have gestational diabetes get type 2 diabetes later in life. After pregnancy and in the future Make sure to ask your doctor about testing for diabetes soon after. Blood sugar that is not well controlled in a pregnant woman with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes could lead to problems for the woman and the baby. Birth Defects. The organs of the baby form during the first two months of pregnancy, often before a woman knows that she is pregnant.

The Textbook of Diabetes and Pregnancy presents a comprehensive review of the science, clinical management, and medical implications of gestational diabetes mellitus, a condition with serious consequences that is on the increase in all developed societies. This new edition supports the latest initiatives and strategies of the International.   The second edition of A Practical Manual of Diabetes in Pregnancy offers a wealth of new evidence, new material, new technologies, and the most current approaches to care. With contributions from a team of international experts, the manual is highly accessible and comprehensive in scope. “The book covers everything from the physiology of diabetes in pregnancy to questions about screening and treatment. Each subject is presented as a one-sentence topic and the index is created by listing these 63 topics, which makes the book seem like a list of speakers at a seminar. Their book Pregnancy with Type 1 Diabetes is not just an informative tool and resource, but is also a source of personal support, encouragement, and inspiration for all mothers-to-be with type 1 diabetes. When the duo approached several publishers about the book, many told them that the audience of mothers with type 1 diabetes is too small.

The gestational diabetes test is an important part of prenatal care, and all pregnant women should receive it. Learn what to expect. Find out about the glucose challenge test and the glucose Author: Corey Whelan. Congratulations, you’re pregnant! Now, the real fun begins—namely, many doctor’s appointments, and never-ending decisions that will affect your blood glucose levels. Let’s take a look at what to expect in each trimester concerning blood glucose management, doctor’s appointments, and things to look out for. In This Section1 The First Trimester Blood Glucose Management The obstetric outlook for pregnancy in women with pre-existing diabetes has potential to improve as rapid advances in diabetes management, fetal surveillance, and neonatal care emerge. However, the greatest challenge to face is the growing number of women developing GDM and Type 2 DM as the obesity epidemic increases and obesity-related Cited by: 3. There are three types of diabetes that can happen during pregnancy. Gestational diabetes is the most common form of diabetes in pregnant women. It is a temporary form of diabetes caused by the body’s changes during pregnancy and genetic risk factors. Because women can have gestational diabetes without knowing it, all women are tested for diabetes.