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Diabetes and Pregnancy: An International Approach to Diagnosis and Management

Diabetes and Pregnancy: An International Approach to Diagnosis and Management

Anne Dornhorst (Editor) , David R. Hadden (Editor)

ISBN: 978-0-471-96204-5

Sep 1996

424 pages

Select type: Hardcover

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$330.00

Description

This book provides a scientific rationale on managing pregnancies complicated by diabetes and offers recommendations on which clinical practice can be based. It discusses all aspects of basic science and health care.
Partial table of contents:

Diabetes in Pregnancy: Past, Present and Future (D. Hadden).

PATHOPHYSIOLOGY.

The Metabolic Stress of Pregnancy (T. Buchanan & A. Dornhorst).

PREGNANCY.

Insulin Therapy in Diabetic Pregnancy (R. Firth).

Monitoring Fetal Well-Being in Diabetic Pregnancy (J. Girling).

CHILDBIRTH.

Labour and Delivery (J. Oats).

LONG-TERM IMPLICATIONS OF A DIABETIC PREGNANCY.

Contraception and Future Pregnancies (H. Morgan).

Prevention of Diabetes Following Gestational Diabetes (M. Rossi & A. Dornhorst).

The Perspective of a Mother with Diabetes (H. Blanchard).

Epilogue: The Way Forward (J. Hoet).

Index.