A Practical Manual of Diabetes in Pregnancy (Practical Manual of...)

A Practical Manual of Diabetes in Pregnancy (Practical Manual of...)

By: David McCance (editor), Michael Maresh (editor), David Sacks (editor)Hardback

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Edited and authored by international experts, A Practical Manualof Diabetes in Pregnancy presents multi-disciplinaryevidence-based guidance relevant for all those caring for womenwith pre-existing or gestational diabetes.

Divided into five sections, the book covers everything frompreconception to postnatal care, as well as detailing the risksassociated with diabetic pregnancy and the long term implicationsfor 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 basedon the latest research to ensure pregnant women with diabetesreceive the best possible care.

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About Author

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


List of Contributors.



Section 1 Epidemiology and PathoPhysiology.

1 Epidemiological context of diabetes in pregnancy (DavidSimmons).

2 Pathophysiology of diabetes in pregnancy (Francine H.Einstein).

3 The placenta in diabetic pregnancy (Ursula Hiden and GernotDesoye).

Section 2 Impaired glucose tolerance and gestationaldiabetes.

4 The historical context of hyperglycaemia in pregnancy(David R. Hadden).

5 Screening for hyperglycaemia in pregnancy (David A.Sacks).

6 Diagnosis of hyperglycaemia in pregnancy (Marshall W.Carpenter).

7 Rationale for treatment of hyperglycaemia in pregnancy(Robert Fraser).

Section 3 Prepregnancy and Pregnancy Care.

8 Pre-pregnancy care for Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes (RosemaryC. Temple).

9 Provision of pregnancy care (Susan Quinn, Gretta Kearney,Nazia Arfin, Kirsty Shaw, Martin K Rutter).

10 Insulin regimens in pregnancy (David R. McCance andValerie A. Holmes).

11 Oral hypoglycaemic agents in pregnancy (Denice S.Feig).

12 Fetal surveillance in diabetic pregnancies (Joanna Girlingand Archana Dixit).

13 Diet and exercise in diabetic pregnancy (Anita Banerjeeand Anne Dornhorst).

Section 4 Complications in pregnancy.

14 Malformations and miscarriages in diabetic pregnancy(Elisabeth R Mathiesen and Peter Damm).

15 Hypertension in diabetic pregnancy (Elisabeth R Mathiesen,Lene Ringholm Nielsen, Peter Damm).

16 Nephropathy in diabetic pregnancy (Baha M. Sibai).

17 Retinopathy in diabetic pregnancy (Catherine B. Meyerleand Emily Y. Chew).

18 Autonomic Neuropathy in Diabetic Pregnancy (Jenny E.Myers).

19 Ketoacidosis in diabetic pregnancy (Bob Young).

Section 5 Delivery and post delivery care.

20 Obstetric management in labour, delivery and post delivery(Michael Maresh).

21 Diabetic management in labour, delivery and post delivery(Ciara McLaughlin and David R. McCance).

22 Care of the neonate (Jane M. Hawdon).

23 Contraception for the woman with diabetes (PeninaSegall-Gutierrez and Siri L. Kjos).

24 Longterm implications for the mother of hyperglycaemia inpregnancy (Jorge H. Mestman).

25 Longterm implications for the baby of the hyperglycaemicmother (David J. Pettitt).

Useful sources.


Product Details

  • publication date: 13/04/2010
  • ISBN13: 9781405179041
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 280
  • ID: 9781405179041
  • weight: 842
  • ISBN10: 140517904X

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