Management of the pregnant diabetic patient — are the pundits right?

  title={Management of the pregnant diabetic patient — are the pundits right?},
  author={Dr. M. I. Drury},
Many authorities are currently suggesting specific strategies for optimal obstetrical management of pregnant diabetic patients which involve early admission, frequent monitoring and a high Caesarean section rate. The author suggests that a more conservative approach may be indicated. In support of this contention, he cites from his personal experience of managing over 1,000 diabetic pregnancies during the past 34 years. As there were no therapeutic abortions, the series is consecutive and… CONTINUE READING


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