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Diabetes and Pregnancy

  • By: Jason Vassy
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

There are two types of diabetes mellitus (DM) in pregnancy. First, women with types 1 and 2 DM before pregnancy (pregestational diabetes [PGDM]) are at increased risk for adverse obstetric outcomes such as miscarriage and congenital malformations. ...

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