Diabetic control in pregnancy and labour

Watkins, P. J.
March 1978
Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine;Mar1978, Vol. 71 Issue 3, p202
Academic Journal
The article presents the means of achieving the benefits of a good diabetic control in pregnancy. Diabetic physician focuses on the maintenance of a high standard of diabetic control throughout the pregnancy to normalize the blood glucose levels through diet with insulin introduction. Diabetic control is advised to be maintained by monitoring the patient's blood sugar level and regular urine test.


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