Reference : Le diabete gestationnel
Scientific journals : Article
Human health sciences : Reproductive medicine (gynecology, andrology, obstetrics)
Le diabete gestationnel
[en] Gestational Diabetes: An Update
Pintiaux, Axelle [Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Liège - CHU > > Gynécologie-Obstétrique CHR >]
Foidart, Jean-Michel mailto [Université de Liège - ULg > Département des sciences cliniques > Gynécologie - Obstétrique >]
Revue Médicale de Liège
Hopital de Baviere
5-6, May-Jun
Yes (verified by ORBi)
[en] Gestational diabetes mellitus ; Insulin resistance ; Impaired glucose tolerance ; oral antihyperglycaemic agents
[en] Gestational diabetes mellitus is one of the major medical complications of pregnancy. This review describes the short and long term consequences of this affection, the screening strategy and the diagnosis approach. The obstetrical management and the diabetes treatment with dietary strategies reducing carbohydrate intake and minimising the postprandial glucose levels are explained. Insulin treatment indication, place of insulin analogues, and use of oral antihyperglycaemic agents are also discussed.

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