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History of Diabetes in Pregnancy
The impact of maternal diabetes on offspring prenatal development and survival
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Main description:

Type 1 diabetes is a serious and common disease, afflicting one per 200 of the population worldwide. It is widely believed to cause harmful physical maldevelopment--congenital malformations--and other consequences in the unborn children of women with the disease.
This book considers the history of the disease in pregnant women and this belief that it causes anomalies since the time of the discovery of insulin in 1921, and presents a profound and critical appraisal of the subject of its supposed prenatal harmfulness.


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The book presents a view of the fetal effects of maternal diabetes contrary to the prevalent one

This book is up-to-date

The book is very comprehensive


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Type 1 diabetes is a serious and common disease, afflicting one per 200 of the population worldwide. It is widely believed to cause harmful physical maldevelopment--congenital malformations--and other consequences in the unborn children of women with the disease. This book considers the history of the disease in pregnant women and this belief that it causes anomalies since the time of the discovery of insulin in 1921, and presents a profound and critical appraisal of the subject of its supposed prenatal harmfulness.


Contents:

PREFACE.- 1. INTRODUCTION.- 2. THE FRAMEWORK.- 3. THE EARLY YEARS.- 4. SPONTANEOUS ABORTION.-  5. PERINATAL DEATH.- 6. PREDIABETES.- 7. GESTATIONAL DIABETES.- 8. PREGESTATIONAL DIABETES TYPE 2.- 9. PREGESTATIONAL DIABETES TYPE 1.- 10. CONGENITAL MALFORMATIONS-QUESTIONS.- 11. DIABETES AND MALFORMATION.- 12. MALFORMATIONS AND DIABETES .- 13. DIABETES CENTER STUDIES.- 14. BROAD-SCALE STUDIES.- 15. POPULATION-BASED STUDIES.- 16. SPECIFIC CONGENITAL MALFORMATIONS.- 17. PREVENTING CONGENITAL MALFORMATIONS.- 18. PRENATAL AND FOLLOW-UP STUDIES.- 19. DIABETIC PREGNANCY IN ANIMALS. I.- 20. DIABETIC PREGNANCY IN ANIMALS. II.- 21. IS DIABETES TERATOGENIC?- REFERENCES.- INDEX.


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ISBN-13: 9789400715578
Publisher: Springer (Springer Netherlands)
Publication date: September, 2011
Pages: 286

Subcategories: Endocrinology, General Issues, Obstetrics and Gynaecology