A Practical Manual of Diabetes in Pregnancy

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David McCance, Michael Maresh, David Sacks
Wiley, Feb 2, 2010 - Medical - 280 pages
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Edited and authored by international experts,A Practical Manual of Diabetes in Pregnancy presents multi-disciplinary evidence-based guidance relevant for all those caring for women with pre-existing or gestational diabetes.

Divided into five sections, the book covers everything from preconception to postnatal care, as well as detailing the risks associated with diabetic pregnancy and the long term implications for the mother and baby:

  • Epidemiology and pathophysiology
  • Impaired glucose tolerance and gestational diabetes
  • Prepregnancy and pregnancy care
  • Complications in pregnancy
  • Delivery and post delivery care

This practical resource contains treatment recommendations based on the latest research to ensure pregnant women with diabetes receive the best possible care.

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David McCance, Physician, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, Northern Ireland

Michael Maresh, Obstetrician, St Mary’s Hospital, Manchester, UK

David Sacks, Obstetrician, Kaiser Foundation Hospital, Bellflower, California, USA

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