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Diabetic Nephropathy and Pregnancy

  • C. Andrew Combs
  • John L. Kitzmiller

Abstract

Every practitioner who cares for adolescent and young adult diabetic women has an obligation to recognize that these women may become pregnant, that pregnancy poses serious risks to mother and offspring, that most of these risks are related to poor glycaemic control, and that the risks may be reduced through special programs that achieve meticulous metabolic control before conception and throughout pregnancy.

Keywords

Diabetic Nephropathy Creatinine Clearance Obstet Gynecol Preterm Delivery Diabetic Woman 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Andrew Combs
    • 1
  • John L. Kitzmiller
    • 1
  1. 1.Good Samaritan Hospital, Perinatal Associates of Santa Clara ValeyUSA

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