Diabetes & Women’s Health

by Sarita Bajaj, Rajesh Rajput, Jubbin J Jacob

Diabetes is a disease which is caused by high levels of blood sugar (glucose) in your body. It can be especially hard on women. The burden of this disease on women is unique because it can affect both mothers and their unborn children. Diabetes can cause difficulties during pregnancy such as a miscarriage or a baby born with birth defects. Women with diabetes are also more likely to have a heart attack, and at a younger age, than women without diabetes. This book “Diabetes and Women’s Health” is helpful in daily practice and it contains the information necessary to provide excellent care to women with diabetes. This book is divided into three sections and composed of total nineteen chapters. The first section is general management of diabetes in women and it contains six chapters which discusses on medical management of hyperglycemia, cardiovascular risks, eating disorders, anxiety and depression in women with diabetes mellitus, etc. Second section is management of women with pregnancy and diabetes, and it covers preconceptional care of women with diabetes mellitus, pregnancy and diabetes mellitus, intrapartum and postpartum management of women with diabetes mellitus, infant of diabetic mother, etc. Third section is named as special topics and it comprises of five chapters including infections in women with diabetes mellitus, female sexual dysfunction in women with diabetes mellitus, metabolic and reproductive consequences of polycystic ovarian syndrome, diabetes and assisted reproductive technologies, and malignancies in women with diabetes mellitus.

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Book Detail

Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Bajaj Sarita
Moti Lal Nehru Medical College, Allahabad, UP, India
2. Rajput Rajesh
Pt BD Sharma Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak, Haryana, India
3. Jacob Jubbin J Christian Medical College, Ludhiana, Punjab, India
ISBN 9789351526445
Speciality Obstetrics and Gynecology, Diabetes & Endocrinology
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/12661
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2016
Pages 232
Book Type Professional


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