Pre-Gestational Diabetes and Pregnancy Outcomes

ConclusionsWomen in our study with pre-gestational diabetes were overweight, were older and had long-standing diabetes mellitus. Our patients with type 2 diabetes had a higher BMI, were older, had a shorter duration of diabetes mellitus and had better diabetes control compared to women with type 1 diabetes. Women treated with continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion had a higher rate of miscarriage with more congenital malformations. The initial inadequate diabetes control was significantly improved during pregnancy.
Source: Diabetes Therapy - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research

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Conclusions Analysis of ASC and HOR claims demonstrates significant differences and several common sources of liability. These include improving strategies for thorough screening, preoperative assessment and risk stratifying of patients, incorporating routine dental and airway assessment and documentation, diagnosing and treating perioperative pain adequately, and improving the efficacy of communication between patients and care providers.
Source: Journal of Patient Safety - Category: Health Management Tags: The Health Care Manager Source Type: research
Objectives Insulin charts represent a key component in the inpatient glycemic management process. The aim was to evaluate the quality of structure, documentation, and treatment of diabetic inpatient care to design a new standardized insulin chart for a large university hospital setting. Methods Historically grown blank insulin charts in use at 39 general wards were collected and evaluated for quality structure features. Documentation and treatment quality were evaluated in a consecutive snapshot audit of filled-in charts. The primary end point was the percentage of charts with any medication error. Results ...
Source: Journal of Patient Safety - Category: Health Management Tags: Original Studies Source Type: research
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Source: Postgraduate Obstetrics and Gynecology - Category: OBGYN Tags: Article Source Type: research
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Source: Archives of Dermatological Research - Category: Dermatology Source Type: research
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Source: Odontoestomatologia - Category: Dentistry Source Type: research
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Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - Category: Cardiology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news
People who are pregnant should be cautious about taking acetaminophen as it may alter fetal development, according to a coalition of international public health experts.
Source: CBC | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news
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Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news
DIABETES is often brushed off as a harmless condition because it rarely elicits overt symptoms. In the longer term, however, the condition sets the stage for a plethora of complications. A new study has warned that one major depressive disorder is likely to arise.
Source: Daily Express - Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Conclusions A minority but substantial number of CPCs advertised and offered HIV/STI services. People at risk for pregnancy who seek CPC services likely have outstanding need for HIV/STI services.
Source: Sexually Transmitted Diseases - Category: Sexual Medicine Tags: Original Studies Source Type: research
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