Gestational Diabetes Mellitus: A Case Study

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The general health and well-being of a pregnant woman and her baby is always the priority during the entire journey of pregnancy. When a pregnant woman is diagnosed to have gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), this may implicate short or long term complications to the woman and the fetus. This lesson aims to provide basic education to expecting mothers attending the antenatal class about Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM) and its management. The objectives of the antenatal class is to (a) briefly discuss what is GDM and its cause; (b) know its common risk factors and complications to the pregnant mother and the baby, and how it is diagnosed; and (c) provide information to expecting mothers about GDM management during pregnancy and after …show more content…

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