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Diabetes in Pregnancy

Adolfo Correa-Villaseñor and Jessica A. Marcinkevage

in Diabetes Public Health: From Data to Policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195317060
eISBN:
9780199871544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195317060.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

During a normal pregnancy, maternal metabolism undergoes a number of changes in preparation for growth and development of the fetus, including a decrease in insulin sensitivity (or increase in ... More


Risk Factors for Type 2 and Gestational Diabetes

Elizabeth J. Mayer-Davis, Dana Dabelea, Jean M. Lawrence, James B. Meigs, and Karen Teff

in Diabetes Public Health: From Data to Policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195317060
eISBN:
9780199871544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195317060.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter provides an overview of key risk factors for type 2 diabetes, beginning with metabolic risk factors, including those that are related directly to obesity, followed by discussions of ... More


Prevalence/Incidence, Risk Factors, and Future Burden of Type 1, Type 2, and Gestational Diabetes in Developing Countries

Chittaranjan S. Yajnik, Terrence Forrester, Kaushik Ramaiya, Nikhil Tandon, Shailaja Kale, and Marshall Tulloch-Reid

in Diabetes Public Health: From Data to Policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195317060
eISBN:
9780199871544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195317060.003.0024
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses some of the issues related to the three most common types of diabetes (type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes) that are particularly relevant to developing countries. The ... More


Pregnancy Complications

Michelle A. Williams and Robert W. Platt

in Reproductive and Perinatal Epidemiology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195387902
eISBN:
9780199895328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387902.003.0035
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology

Pregnancy is characterized by profound metabolic and physiological alterations involving virtually every organ system. Among apparently healthy women, the metabolic challenges, or “stress test” of ... More


How family-based studies have added to understanding the life course epidemiology of reproductive health

Susan MB Morton and Janet Rich Edwards

in Family matters: Designing, analysing and understanding family based studies in life course epidemiology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199231034
eISBN:
9780191723841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231034.003.0015
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Reproductive events throughout a woman's life course tend to be both a product of the cumulative exposures a woman has been subject to before that event, as well as a marker for her likely future ... More


Disorders associated with hyperglycaemia in pregnancy

R. J. Jarrett

in Antenatal and Neonatal Screening

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192628268
eISBN:
9780191723605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192628268.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

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 ... More


Understanding Diabetes Mellitus

Anne Phillips and Roger Gadsby

in Adult Nursing Practice: Using evidence in care

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199697410
eISBN:
9780191918476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199697410.003.0019
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Nursing

The aim of this chapter is to provide nurses with the knowledge to be able to assess, manage, and care for people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes mellitus in an evidence-based and person-centred ... More


Pregnancy prescribing of psychotropic drugs: Keeping pace in a contemporary landscape

Kathryn M. Abel

in Perinatal Psychiatry: The legacy of Channi Kumar

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199676859
eISBN:
9780191918346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199676859.003.0009
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Psychiatry

Pregnant women and their fetuses are more likely than ever to be exposed to antipsychotic medications; perhaps to the newer agents in particular. Drugs like clozapine, olanzapine, risperidone, and ... More


Paper 5

Shreelata Datta and Tahir Mahmood

in SBAs and EMQs for the MRCOG Part 2

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198745594
eISBN:
9780191916892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198745594.003.0012
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine

Questions Single Best Answers You are asked to review the summative assessments within obstetrics and gynaecology by your educational supervisor. Which of the following is an example of a ... More


The obstetric outcome of pregnant women with psychotic disorders

Louise M. Howard

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199676859
eISBN:
9780191918346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199676859.003.0005
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Psychiatry

In 1996, when I was working with Channi as a psychiatry trainee, we were both struck by how often we were seeing women with psychotic disorders in the outpatient clinic who were seeking advice on ... More


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