Contemporary Topics in Gestational Diabetes Mellitus presents up-to-date information on etiopathogenesis diagnostic procedures, classification of hyperglycemia in pregnancy, associated complications, and management issues. It is a comprehensive guide which providing insights into the pathophysiology and management of the condition.
This comprehensive guide covers all aspects of diabetes in pregnancy, its diagnosis, contributing factors such as obesity, and management. Related topics include Bariatric Surgery in Women of Child Bearing Age, Psychosocial Aspects of Diabetes in Pregnancy, Long-term Implications for Offspring of Mothers with Gestational Diabetes Mellitus and Postpartum Care.
Written by experts in the field, the book is an authoritative guide for gynaecologists, endocrinologists and general physicians. Its lucid language and explanatory diagrams and figures make Contemporary Topics in Gestational Diabetes Mellitus an essential reference book for clinicians seeking in-depth knowledge on diabetes and pregnancy.
Complete guide to gestational diabetes for clinicians presented in an easy to follow, visually appealing format
Written by experts in the field
Extensive coverage of management of the condition, from diagnosis, nutritional therapy and other treatments, through to long term effects on offspring, and postpartum care
Veeraswamy Seshiah MD FRCP DSc Chairman, Dr V Seshiah Diabetes Research Institute, Dr Balaji Diabetes Care Centre, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Contributors Preface Hyperglycemia during Pregnancy: Epidemiology and Public Health Relevance Hormono-metabolic Adaptations in Pregnancy Pathogenesis of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus Overweight, Obesity, and Gestational Diabetes Mellitus Current Status in Diagnosing Gestational Diabetes Mellitus Gestational Diabetes Mellitus: Rationale for Screening Glucose Tolerance in Early Weeks of Pregnancy Glycemic Targets and Assessing Glycemic Control in Pregnant Diabetic Medical Nutrition Therapy in Gestational Diabetes Mellitus Oral Hypoglycemic Agents in Gestational Diabetes Mellitus: Current Status Insulin in Pregnancy Diabetes Continuous Glucose Monitoring in Diabetic Pregnancy: Is it Necessary or Optional? Bariatric Surgery in Women of Childbearing Age Psychosocial Aspects of Diabetes in Pregnancy Long-term Implications for Offspring of Mothers with Gestational Diabetes Mellitus Neonatal Aspects of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus Immunology and Inflammation in Gestational Diabetes Mellitus Maternal Obesity: Short and Long-term Consequences and Intervention in Pregnancy Gestational Diabetes Mellitus: Can The Obstetrician Make A Difference? Gestational Diabetes Mellitus: Risks and Treatment Thyroid Disorders in Pregnancy Gestational Diabetes Mellitus and Metabolic Syndrome 22. Metabolic Syndrome: Perils for Pregnancy and Precursor for Childhood Obesity Lifestyle Interventions during Pregnancy, Why They have Limited Success: Too Little Too Late Factors Predicting the Development of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Women with Prior Gestational Diabetes Mellitus and Action Plan for Prevention Postpartum Care and Breastfeeding in Gestational Diabetes Mellitus, Benefits for Mother and Baby Appendix Index