Chapter 33. Gestational Diabetes

  1. John T. Queenan MD Professor Chairman Emeritus2,
  2. John C. Hobbins MD Professor of Obstetrics3 and
  3. Catherine Y. Spong MD Chief4
  1. Donald R. Coustan MD

Published Online: 30 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444312904.ch33

Protocols for High-Risk Pregnancies, Fourth Edition

Protocols for High-Risk Pregnancies, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Coustan, D. R. (2005) Gestational Diabetes, in Protocols for High-Risk Pregnancies, Fourth Edition (eds J. T. Queenan, J. C. Hobbins and C. Y. Spong), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444312904.ch33

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Georgetown University School of Medicine, 3257 N Street NW, Washington, DC 20007, USA

  2. 3

    University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 4200 East 9th Avenue, B-198, Denver, CO 80262, USA

  3. 4

    National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Center for Developmental Biology and Perinatal Medicine, Pregnancy and Perinatology Branch, National Institutes of Health, 6100 Executive Bivd, Bethesda, MD 20892-7510, USA

Author Information

  1. Women and Infants Hospital of Rhode, Island, 101 Dudley Street, Providence, RI 02905-2401, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 9 SEP 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405125796

Online ISBN: 9781444312904

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Keywords:

  • gestational diabetes;
  • gestational diabetes, occurring in 3% of pregnancies;
  • perinatal mortality;
  • neonatal morbidity, increasing untreated gestational diabetic population;
  • fetal hyperinsulinism, stimulating fetal growth;
  • glucose self-monitoring

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Diagnosis

  • Management

  • Suggested Reading