Diabetes in pregnancy by Barbara Plovie

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Published by March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation in White Plains, NY .

Written in English

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  • Diabetes in pregnancy -- Nursing.,
  • Obstetrical Nursing.,
  • Pregnancy in Diabetes.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 37-38).

Book details

StatementBarbara Plovie ; editors, Beverly S. Raff, Ellen Fiore.
SeriesSeries 2--Prenatal care ;, module 10
ContributionsRaff, Beverly S., Fiore, Ellen., March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation.
LC ClassificationsRG580.D5 P46 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination43 p. :
Number of Pages43
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1860357M
ISBN 100865250510
LC Control Number90013656

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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.

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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.

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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.

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The rise in GDM and type 2 diabetes in parallel with obesity both in the U.S. and worldwide is of particular concern. Diabetes can affect women at any stage of life. If not managed properly, expectant mothers with pre-existing diabetes are more likely to encounter complications such as preeclampsia, cesarean section, and infections.

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