Medical Management of Pregnancy Complicated by Diabetes

Medical Management of Pregnancy Complicated by Diabetes

Erika Werner


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Pregnancy complicated by diabetes is a medical challenge that can be minimized through a program of expert protocols and patient partnerships. This newly revised edition presents a complete package of these protocols that can help produce healthy infants in pregnancies complicated by type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes. Topics include: --Pre and Inter-pregnancy counceling, assessment, and management --Contraception in diabetes and prediabetes --Nutrition management of preexisting diabetes --Risk assessment, fetal surveillance and delivery in prenancies complicated by diabetes --Neonatal care of infants of mothers with diabetes --Management of gestational diabetes --Diagnostic testing and fetal surveillance --Use of insulin in pregnancy and assessment of glycemic control --Postpartum concerns for women with diabetes