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Gestational diabetes: management in pregnancy

Edited by Robert Lindsay

in Diabetes in Pregnancy

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199593033
Published online January 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191730771 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199593033.003.0031

Series: Oxford Diabetes Library

Gestational diabetes: management in pregnancy

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• Two recent large trials demonstrate that detection and management of gestational diabetes improves outcomes. • While gestational diabetes is predominantly managed by diet and lifestyle change use of glibenclamide and metformin can be considered as second-line therapy.

Chapter.  2854 words. 

Subjects: Endocrinology and Diabetes

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