Diabetes in Women: Adolescence, Pregnancy, and Menopause

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E. Albert Reece, Donald R. Coustan, Steven G. Gabbe
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2004 - Medical - 492 pages

Written by recognized experts, this volume is a comprehensive guide to the primary care of women with diabetes, both during pregnancy and at other stages of the life cycle. The book provides much-needed information on the best drug treatment options and on dietary management, patient education, genetics, perinatal counseling, diabetes prevention, and long-term care of complications.

Coverage includes detailed guidelines on management of gestational diabetes and obstetric complications and on prenatal diagnosis of abnormal fetal growth and congenital malformations. Other chapters address diabetes care for adolescents, menopause in diabetic women, and diabetic retinopathy, nephropathy, neuropathy, and coronary heart disease.

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