Clinical Guidelines for Management of Diabetes in Pregnancy

by Alka Pandey, Pikee Saxena, Anupam Prakash

Clinical Guidelines for Management of Diabetes in Pregnancy is comprehensive textbook containing vital information which is essential for the management of this common medical disorder. It aims to fill the gap in knowledge due to the lack of availability of management guidelines and provides important tips by experts from diverse specialities who are involved in the management of these patients. The book starts with epidemiology of diabetes in pregnancy in India and across the world. The chapters on metabolic and pathophysiologic changes in diabetic pregnancy will help the reader to understand the basis of various complications of hyperglycemia in pregnancy. A separate chapter has been included on glycemic goals and monitoring methods for Diabetes in pregnancy including ambulatory and continuous glucose profile. Management of diabetes in pregnancy begins with medical nutrition therapy including diet and physical activity. A chapter covers perioperative management of pregnant women with diabetes as they require special care during perioperative period. The chapters include latest guidelines and management protocols, tables, flowcharts and key points which make it illustrative and very interesting for the readers. The book is intended to benefit the practicing clinicians and postgraduate students, and will enable them to manage diabetic pregnancies better, simultaneously improving obstetric and neonatal outcomes.

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Book Detail

Editor
1. Pandey Alka
2. Saxena Pikee
3. Prakash Anupam
Editor's Affiliation
1. Uma Foundation, Patna
2. LHMC, New Delhi
3. Lady Hardinge Medical College and Smt Sucheta Kriplani Hospital, New Delhi, India
ISBN
9789352703951
Speciality
Obstetrics and Gynecology,Endocrinology and Metabolism
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/18049
Edition
1/e
Publishing Year
2018
Pages
244
Book Type
Professional

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