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Diabetes Mellitus and Pregnancy

I. Problem/Condition. The most common medical complication in pregnancy is diabetes mellitus. Diabetes in pregnancy increases the risk of several maternal and fetal complications and even mild maternal hyperglycemia is associated with adverse pregnancy outcomes. Maternal risks Gestational hypertension Preterm labor Cesarean delivery Postpartum infections Subsequent Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Fetal risks Macrosomia Hyperbilirubinemia Hypoglycemia…

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