Pregnancy complicated by preexisting diabetes can be managed through expert protocols and patient partnerships. Based on the new American Diabetes Association recommendations, this revised edition widely expands on the fourth edition. Topics include: pre-pregnancy counseling, contraception, psychological impact, morning sickness, nutritional management, insulin, diagnostic testing and surveillance, gestational diabetes, neonatal care of infants, and postpartum follow-up.
With more than 170 journal articles, book chapters, and books, , Dr.
Donald R. Coustan is internationally recognized as the premier researcher
and clinician in obstetrics and gynecology, and a leading expert on the effects
of diabetes on conception and pregnancy.
Dr. Coustan is the Chace/Joukowsky Professor and Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Brown University’s School of Medicine, Obstetrician and Gynecologist-in-Chief at the Women and Infants’ Hospital of Rhode Island, and Surgeon-in-Chief, Obstetrics and Gynecology at Rhode Island Hospital in Providence, RI.