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Publication Date: 20 Oct 2016
Publisher: Sheldon Press
Page Count: 132
Author: Paul Grant
ISBN-13: 9781847094414, 9781847094421

Gestational Diabetes

Your Survival Guide To Diabetes In Pregnancy
By Paul Grant
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Summary
Gestational diabetes, or diabetes during pregnancy, is an increasingly common medical condition, affecting around 35,000 women in England and Wales each year, with a threefold increase in diagnosis in the number of people diagnosed in the past ten years. A diagnosis of diabetes in pregnancy can be stressful and overwhelming and there are often more questions than answers, from 'why me'? to 'what's safe to eat?' to what's going to happen to my baby'? This book, written by by a leading consultant diabetologist, provides a practical, no nonsense approach to understanding the condition, reducing risks and achieving the balance of blood sugar that is crucial to a healthy outcome. Topics include:
What is gestational diabetes?
Coming to terms with the diagnosis
Ante-natal care and support
Diet and lifestyle
Exercise
Medication to help protect you and your baby
Getting ready for delivery
Your baby’s birth and afterwards
Diet plans and recipes
About the Author
Dr Paul Grant is a consultant diabetologist at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford. He trained at Guy's and St Thomas' Hospitals, London. He has a background in medical writing and publishing. Previously the editor of Clinical medicine, he is Editor in Chief of the British Journal of Diabetes (www.bjdvd.com)

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