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Although this is mainly a practical clinical guide to diagnosis and management of diabetes mellitus in pregnant women, its opening sections cover basic foundations for well-informed practice, such as relevant genetics; the risks to be considered; relevant maternal-fetal anatomy, physiology, and endocrinology; and effects of pregnancy on the several types of diabetes mellitus. The bulk of the book covers use of insulin, nutrition and diet, exercise, surveillance, the clinical details of complications, peripartum management, and the infant of the diabetic mother. Generous use of references; detailed index.
Pregnancy, Diabetes and Birth: A Management Guide. Ann Intern Med. ;117:176. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-117-2-176_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1992;117(2):176.
Cardiology, Coronary Risk Factors, Diabetes, Endocrine and Metabolism.
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