Gestational Diabetes: Risk Factors, Management and Outcomes

Irene Coleman (Editor)

Series: Endocrinology Research and Clinical Developments
BISAC: MED027000

The prevalence of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is increasing among women worldwide. Gestational diabetes mellitus is defined as abnormal glucose metabolism that initially occurs, or is first recognized, during pregnancy. Early diagnosis of GDM minimizes the exposure of the developing fetus to suboptimal conditions and prevents perinatal complications. This book discusses the risk factors GDM has on the fetus and the mother. It also reviews management options and typical outcomes of having GDM.
(Imprint: Nova Biomedical)



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Table of Contents


Chapter 1. An Overview of Gestational Diabetes: Risk Factors, Management and Outcomes
Sununta Youngwanichsetha (Faculty of Nursing, Prince of Songkla University, Hat Yai, Songkhla, Thailand)

Chapter 2. Gestational Diabetes: Diagnosis of Diabetes Type LADA (Latent Autoimmunological Diabetes in Adults)
Artur Chwalba and Ewa Otto-Buczkowska (Medical Specialist Centre in Gliwice Poland, Gliwice, Poland)

Chapter 3. The Role of Trace Mineral Elements in Gestational Diabetes Mellitus
Masanori Shimodaira and Emi Shimodaira (Department of Internal Medicine, Iida Municipal Hospital, Iida, Nagano, Japan, and others)

Chapter 4. Inflammation, Adipocyte Mediators, and Lipid Metabolism in Gestational Diabetes Mellitus
Zehra Berberoglu (Ankara Education and Research Hospital, Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Ankara, Turkey)

Chapter 5. Ultrasonography: A Contemporary and Supplementary Screening Method for Gestational Diabetes
Milan Perovic, Miroslava Gojnic Dugalic, Milan Obradovic and Esma R. Isenovic (Clinic for Gynecology and Obstetrics “Narodni front,” Belgrade, Serbia, and others)


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