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Diabetic Issues Confronted by Health Care Professionals

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  • Diabetes is a major cause of morbidity during and after pregnancy for both mom and baby
  • Uncontrolled hyperglycemia is a major teratogen
  • Women of ethnic groups with a high prevalence of diabetes include: African American, Latina, Native American, Asian American and Pacific Islander
  • Early screening at first prenatal visit, less than 13 weeks, will help identify your hyperglycemic patients

These pages offer information you can use to help manage your pregnant patients with pre-existing diabetes or who develop gestational diabetes.

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