The Effect of Insulin Treatment on Fetal Mortality and Congenital Malformations in Diabetic Pregnant Women

  • A. M. Cohen
  • J. G. Schenker
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 27)


The purpose of this investigation was to assess the effect of diabetic control during pregnancy on the rate of fetal mortality and congenital malformations. A follow-up on 73 diabetic pregnant women treated in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology of the Hadassah Medical Organization in Jerusalem is reported.


Caesarean Section Oral Glucose Tolerance Test Congenital Malformation Diabetic Woman Cardiac Malformation 


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© Plenum Press, New York 1972

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. M. Cohen
    • 1
  • J. G. Schenker
    • 1
  1. 1.The Diabetic Unit and the Department of Obstetrics and GynecologyHadassah Medical OrganizationJerusalemIsrael

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