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Gestational Diabetes Diagnosis

Gestational diabetesNov 29 06

Women who are considered at risk for gestational diabetes are given a screening test called a 50 gram glucose challenge between the 24th and… Gestational Diabetes Diagnosis   

What is gestational diabetes mellitus?

Gestational diabetesNov 29 06

Gestational diabetes mellitus or gestational diabetes is a type of diabetes that only pregnant women get.  If a woman gets diabetes when she is… What is gestational diabetes mellitus?   

Gestational Diabetes Treatment

Gestational diabetesNov 29 06

Women with gestational diabetes must make dietary adjustments to control their blood glucose levels; in some cases insulin injections may be required to keep… Gestational Diabetes Treatment   

Gestational Diabetes Complications

Gestational diabetesNov 29 06

Complications

Women who are able to effectively manage their gestational diabetes and keep blood glucose levels in a safe range dramatically reduce the… Gestational Diabetes Complications   

Gestational Diabetes

Gestational diabetesNov 29 06

Gestational diabetes, or diabetes that occurs in pregnancy and resolves at birth, occurs in approximately three to eight pregnancies of every 100 in America.… Gestational Diabetes   

Gestational Diabetes: Causes And Risk Factors

Gestational diabetesNov 29 06

The hormones produced by the placenta in pregnancy??”including estrogen, cortisol, and human placental lactogen (HPL)??”are what trigger the insulin resistance in women predisposed to… Gestational Diabetes: Causes And Risk Factors   

Gestational Diabetes Mellitus - DEFINITION, DETECTION, AND DIAGNOSIS

Gestational diabetesNov 29 06

Definition
Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is defined as any degree of glucose intolerance with onset or first recognition during pregnancy. The definition… Gestational Diabetes Mellitus - DEFINITION, DETECTION, AND DIAGNOSIS   

Gestational Diabetes Obstetric and Perinatal considerations

Gestational diabetesNov 29 06

The presence of fasting hyperglycemia (>105 mg/dl or >5.8 mmol/l) may be associated with an increase in the risk of intrauterine fetal death during… Gestational Diabetes Obstetric and Perinatal considerations   

Gestational Diabetes Long-term therapeutic considerations

Gestational diabetesNov 29 06

Reclassification of maternal glycemic status should be performed at least 6 weeks after delivery and according to the guidelines of the “Report of the… Gestational Diabetes Long-term therapeutic considerations   

Diabetes Mellitus & Pregnancy

Gestational diabetesAug 07 06

Introduction
Carla Janzen, MD, Jeffrey S. Greenspoon, MD, & Sue M. Palmer, MD
Diabetes mellitus, a clinical syndrome characterized… Diabetes Mellitus & Pregnancy   

Metabolism in Normal & Diabetic Pregnancy

Gestational diabetesAug 07 06

Deterioration of glucose tolerance occurs normally during pregnancy. Significant metabolic changes are necessary to provide proper energy delivery to the growing conceptus. Hormones associated… Metabolism in Normal & Diabetic Pregnancy   

Diagnostic Criteria for Diabetes Mellitus Prior to Pregnancy

Gestational diabetesAug 07 06

There are three ways to diagnose preexisting diabetes mellitus and each way must be confirmed by a follow-up test. Criteria for diagnosing diabetes mellitus… Diagnostic Criteria for Diabetes Mellitus Prior to Pregnancy   

Diagnostic Criteria for Gestational Diabetes Mellitus

Gestational diabetesAug 07 06

The criteria for the diagnosis of GDM are based on the original work of O’Sullivan and Mahan and modified by Carpenter and Coustan (see… Diagnostic Criteria for Gestational Diabetes Mellitus   

Diabetes Mellitus and Pregnancy

Gestational diabetesSep 04 05

Diabetes mellitus is the most common medical complication of pregnancy, affecting 2-3% of pregnancies. Ninety percent of cases represent gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). GDM… Diabetes Mellitus and Pregnancy   

Diabetes Mellitus in Pregnancy

Gestational diabetesSep 04 05

Carbohydrate metabolism in normal pregnancy as measured by glucose changes very little. Pregnant women have a slightly lower blood glucose level then when… Diabetes Mellitus in Pregnancy   

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