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<i>Disorders associated with hyperglycaemia in pregnancy</i>

R. J. Jarrett

in Antenatal and Neonatal Screening

Second edition

Published in print November 2000 | ISBN: 9780192628268
Published online September 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191723605 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192628268.003.0008
Disorders associated with hyperglycaemia in pregnancy

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This chapter considers whether screening in order to identify new cases of diabetes in pregnancy is worthwhile. It focuses on non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM) and gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), and concludes that there is insufficient evidence to justify screening.

Keywords: hyperglycaemia; antenatal screening; non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus; gestational diabetes mellitus

Chapter.  2685 words. 

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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