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A Practical Manual of Diabetes in Pregnancy, 2nd Edition

David McCance (Editor), Michael Maresh (Editor), David A. Sacks (Editor)
ISBN: 978-1-119-04376-8
448 pages
December 2017, Wiley-Blackwell
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The revised and updated second edition of a multidisciplinary, evidence-based clinical guide for the care of pregnant women with diabetes

The second edition of A Practical Manual of Diabetes in Pregnancy offers a wealth of new evidence, new material, new technologies, and the most current approaches to care. With contributions from a team of international experts, the manual is highly accessible and comprehensive in scope. It covers topics ranging from preconception to postnatal care, details the risks associated with diabetic pregnancy, and the long-term implications for the mother and baby. The text also explores recent controversies and examines thorny political pressures.

The manual’s treatment recommendations are based on the latest research to ensure pregnant women with diabetes receive the best possible care. The text takes a multi-disciplinary approach that reflects best practice in the treatment of diabetes in pregnancy. The revised second edition includes:

  • New chapters on the very latest topics of interest
  • Contributions from an international team of noted experts
  • Practical, state-of-the-art text that has been fully revised with the latest in clinical guidance
  • Easy-to-read, accessible format in two-color text design
  • Illustrative case histories, practice points, and summary boxes, future directions, as well as pitfalls and what to avoid boxes
  • Multiple choice questions with answers in each chapter

Comprehensive and practical, the text is ideal for use in clinical settings for reference by all members of the multi-disciplinary team who care for pregnant women with diabetes. The manual is also designed for learning and review purposes by trainees in endocrinology, diabetes, and obstetrics.

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Table of Contents

List of Contributors

Foreword

Preface

Section 1: Introduction

1. Epidemiology of Diabetes in Pregnancy

2. Pathophysiology of Diabetes
in Pregnancy

3. The Placenta in  Diabetic Pregnancy

Section 2: Gestational Diabetes

4. Screening for Gestational Diabetes

5. Diagnostic Criteria for Hyperglycemia in Pregnancy

6. Lifestyle treatment

7. Obesity and Diabetes in Pregnancy

8. Metabolic Abnormalities in Gestational Diabetes

9. Maternal risk after  Gestational Diabetes

Section 3: Diabetes Preceding Pregnancy

10. Pre pregnancy care in Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes

11. Malformations

12. Provision of pregnancy care

13. Problems encountered more frequently in women with type 1 diabetes

14. Problems encountered more frequently in women with type 2 diabetes

15. Advances in oral therapy

16. Advances in insulin therapy

17. Putting pregnant women with diabetes on the pump

18. Bariatric Surgery and its implications for diabetes in pregnancy .

19. Fetal surveillance

20. Hypertension and nephropathy

21. Retinopathy in Diabetic Pregnancy

Section 4: Delivery and Postnatal Care

22. Delivery and post-delivery care

23. Obstetric management of labor, delivery and the postnatal period

24. Care of the neonate

25. Postpartum Contraception for women with diabetes

26. Breastfeeding and Diabetes

Section 5: Implications for the Future

27. Implications for the mother with diabetes in pregnancy

28. Diabetes in pregnancy: Implications for the offspring

29. From  bench to  bedside and beyond: potential future therapies for Gestational Diabetes

Index

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Author Information

David McCance, Physician, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, Northern Ireland

Michael Maresh, Obstetrician, St Mary’s Hospital, Manchester, UK

David Sacks, Obstetrician, Kaiser Foundation Hospital, Bellflower, California, USA

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