Chapter 12. Pregnancy and Diabetes

  1. Peter J. Watkins1,
  2. Stephanie A. Amiel2,
  3. Simon L. Howell3 and
  4. Eileen Turner4

Published Online: 30 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470760277.ch12

Diabetes and its Management, Sixth Edition

Diabetes and its Management, Sixth Edition

How to Cite

Watkins, P. J., Amiel, S. A., Howell, S. L. and Turner, E. (2003) Pregnancy and Diabetes, in Diabetes and its Management, Sixth Edition, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470760277.ch12

Author Information

  1. 1

    King's College Hospital, London

  2. 2

    King's College, London

  3. 3

    King's College, London

  4. 4

    King's College Hospital, London

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405107259

Online ISBN: 9780470760277

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Keywords:

  • pregnancy;
  • fetal monitoring;
  • mortality;
  • oral glucose tolerance test;
  • diabetes care

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Summary

  • Types of Pregnancy in Diabetes

  • Gestational Diabetes Mellitus

  • Type 1 Diabetes and Pregnancy

  • Type 2 Diabetes and Pregnancy

  • Management of Diabetes in Labour

  • Hypertension in Diabetic Pregnancy

  • Risk to the Mother in Pregnancy

  • Scanning the Baby During Pregnancy

  • Early Delivery and the Use of Dexamethasone

  • Risks of Maternal Diabetes to the Baby

  • Pregnancy Planning