The Diabetes in Pregnancy Dilemma: Leading Change with Proven Solutions

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To date, the effects and treatment of Diabetes in pregnancy have been under explored. The Diabetes in Pregnancy Dilemma: Leading Change with Proven Solutions fills this gap in present research. Featuring the work of noted experts in the field of diabetes in pregnancy, the book explores unconventional topics such as the metabolic syndrome, obesity, glucose threshold related to outcome of pregnancy, the rationale for describing gestational diabetes as a clinical entity, type 2 diabetes in pregnancy, psychosocial issues, oral anti-diabetic drugs, and drug safety in pregnancy. The Diabetes in Pregnancy Dilemma is divided into two main sections, scientific rationale and clinical practice; and presents state-of-the-art techniques and practical skills founded on evidence-based medicine. The goal is to encourage clinicians to understand the debates surrounding Diabetes in pregnancy and help them develop the necessary tools and skills to combat this disease.