Conclusion Of Diebetes In Pregnancy

Gestational diabetes is a period of glucose intolerance that manifests at the beginning of the third trimester. Metabolic changes in the normal pregnant women also have a degree of insulin resistance that shunts glucose preferentially to the fetus. To maintain blood glucose levels within a tight range, the normal pregnant woman must increase her insulin secretion up to 4-fold. When the pancreas is not able to compensate for the increased insulin needs of pregnancy, GDM occurs resulting in...

JM Duncan On puerperal diabetes Trans Obstet Soc London 1882 24 2568529

Matthews Duncan Aberdeen

Matthews Duncan graduated in Aberdeen and became one of the leading obstetricians of his day Figure 1.3 . This compilation of cases from the literature, from anecdotal reports and Figure 1.2 Die Charite in Berlin 1785-1800 from a lithograph by von C Koppen from Murken AH, Vom Armenhospital zum Grossklinikum die Geschichte des Krankenhauses, Vom 18. Jahrhundert biszur Gegenwart Koln, Durmont, 1988, 39 . Figure 1.2 Die Charite in Berlin 1785-1800 from a lithograph by von C Koppen from Murken AH,...

HG Bennewitz Diabetes mellitus a symptom of pregnancy MD Thesis University of Berlin 1824 [Translated from Latin28

This is the first reference to diabetes in pregnancy. Although the patient was young the clearly described onset of her symptoms during the pregnancy would now classify this as gesta-tional diabetes. Is it possible that she only survived because she was a milder case who responded to diet, while all the more severe Type 1 diabetic patients died Henry Gottleib Bennewitz publicly defended his thesis for the degree of Doctor of Medicine at the University of Berlin on 24 June 1824 Figure 1.1 . It...