Chapter 20. Gestational Diabetes Mellitus

  1. John T. Queenan1,
  2. Catherine Y. Spong2 and
  3. Charles J. Lockwood3
  1. Deborah L. Conway

Published Online: 7 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470691878.ch20

Management of High-Risk Pregnancy: An Evidence-Based Approach, Fifth Edition

Management of High-Risk Pregnancy: An Evidence-Based Approach, Fifth Edition

How to Cite

Conway, D. L. (2007) Gestational Diabetes Mellitus, in Management of High-Risk Pregnancy: An Evidence-Based Approach, Fifth Edition (eds J. T. Queenan, C. Y. Spong and C. J. Lockwood), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470691878.ch20

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Professor and Chairman Emeritus, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC

  2. 2

    Bethesda, MD

  3. 3

    Professor and Chair, Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, New Haven, CT

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 14 MAY 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405127820

Online ISBN: 9780470691878

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Keywords:

  • insulin resistance;
  • free fatty acids;
  • gestational diabetes mellitus;
  • diabetogenic hormones;
  • pathophysiology

Summary

This Chapter Contains Section Titled:

  • Screening for Diabetes in Pregnancy

  • Therapeutic Modalities in Gestational Diabetes

  • Antenatal Testing

  • Delivery: When To Deliver, How To Deliver

  • Postpartum

  • Case Presentation

  • References