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Contemporary Topics in Gestational Diabetes Mellitus

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  • Author: Veeraswamy Seshiah
  • ISBN: 9789351523727
  • Publisher: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers
  • Edition: 1st
  • Publication Date: February 1, 2016
  • Format: Hardback – 308 Pages
  • Language: English


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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.

Key Points
  • 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
Table of Contents
  1. Contributors
  2. Preface
  3. Hyperglycemia during Pregnancy: Epidemiology and Public Health Relevance
  4. Hormono-metabolic Adaptations in Pregnancy
  5. Pathogenesis of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus
  6. Overweight, Obesity, and Gestational Diabetes Mellitus
  7. Current Status in Diagnosing Gestational Diabetes Mellitus
  8. Gestational Diabetes Mellitus: Rationale for Screening Glucose Tolerance in Early Weeks of Pregnancy
  9. Glycemic Targets and Assessing Glycemic Control in Pregnant Diabetic
  10. Medical Nutrition Therapy in Gestational Diabetes Mellitus
  11. Oral Hypoglycemic Agents in Gestational Diabetes Mellitus: Current Status
  12. Insulin in Pregnancy Diabetes
  13. Continuous Glucose Monitoring in Diabetic Pregnancy: Is it Necessary or Optional?
  14. Bariatric Surgery in Women of Childbearing Age
  15. Psychosocial Aspects of Diabetes in Pregnancy
  16. Long-term Implications for Offspring of Mothers with Gestational Diabetes Mellitus
  17. Neonatal Aspects of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus
  18. Immunology and Inflammation in Gestational Diabetes Mellitus
  19. Maternal Obesity: Short and Long-term Consequences and Intervention in Pregnancy
  20. Gestational Diabetes Mellitus: Can The Obstetrician Make A Difference?
  21. Gestational Diabetes Mellitus: Risks and Treatment
  22. Thyroid Disorders in Pregnancy
  23. Gestational Diabetes Mellitus and Metabolic Syndrome
  24. Metabolic Syndrome: Perils for Pregnancy and Precursor for Childhood Obesity
  25. Lifestyle Interventions during Pregnancy, Why They have Limited Success: Too Little Too Late
  26. Factors Predicting the Development of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Women with Prior Gestational Diabetes Mellitus and Action Plan for Prevention
  27. Postpartum Care and Breastfeeding in Gestational Diabetes Mellitus, Benefits for Mother and Baby
  28. Appendix
  29. Index
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