Pregnancy complicated by diabetes is a medical challenge that can be minimized through a program of expert protocols and patient partnerships. This book presents a complete package of these protocols that when followed, can help produce healthy infants in pregnancies complicated by type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes.
Based on an ADA Technical Review, this fourth edition provides up-to-date information that includes: new guidelines for treatment using the new insulin analogues; a discussion on the use of oral hypoglycemic agents in pregnancy; and the latest in obstetrical surveillance of pregnant women with diabetes.
About the Author
American Diabetes Association/Lois Jovanovic, MD, Editor Lois Jovanovic, MD (Santa Barbara, CA) is a respected endocrinologist specializing in diabetes in pregnancy. She is CEO & Chief Scientific Officer of the Sansum Medical Research Institute, Santa Barbara. She is also a Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of Southern California-Los Angeles Medical Center; Faculty in Internal Medicine, Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital; Attending Physician, The Santa Barbara County Diabetes/Endocrine Clinic; and Adjunct Professor, Biomolecular Science and Engineering Program, University of California, Santa Barbara.