Diabetic ketoacidosis complicating pregnancy.

  title={Diabetic ketoacidosis complicating pregnancy.},
  author={Suneet P. Chauhan and Kenneth G Perry and Brenda McLaughlin and William E Roberts and C A Sullivan and John C. Morrison},
  journal={Journal of perinatology : official journal of the California Perinatal Association},
  volume={16 3 Pt 1},
OBJECTIVE This report describes the physiologic alterations that predispose pregnant women to diabetic ketoacidosis and the experience in a tertiary center after adoption of aggressive management of diabetics. STUDY DESIGN In 1982 a protocol for strict surveillance of glucose homeostasis for pregnant diabetic patients and the early recognition and aggressive treatment of patients who do have diabetic ketoacidosis was initiated and has resulted in improved maternal and neonatal outcomes… CONTINUE READING