- Contributors are authors of international and national standing, leaders in the field, and trendsettersEach chapter has a section on recommendations or Guidelines as well as a set of Key Points
- Includes a section on Breast Feeding and Maternal Gestational Diabetes
This comprehensive volume covers all aspects of nutrition in different scenarios of maternal diabetes, including the Type 1 or Type 2 diabetic mother, gestational diabetes, and postpartum diabetes. The volumes offer a comprehensive, yet thorough, overview of the subject, from the prevalence, risk factors, and insulin requirements of the mother; to possible outcomes and effects on the infant; to dietary advice in general and specific scenarios; and information on macro and micronutrient supplements. There is also a special section on international perspectives on maternal diabetes, with ten chapters that each focus on a different country.
Nutrition and Diet in Maternal Diabetes: An Evidence-Based Approach offers an overview of the Type 1 and type 2 diabetic mother, maternal and offspring aspects of gestation diabetes, and breastfeeding and maternal gestational diabetes
Rajkumar Rajendram, AKC, BSc (Hons), MBBS (Dist), MRCP (UK), FRCA, EDIC, FFICMKing's College LondonDepartment of Nutrition and DieteticsNutritional Sciences DivisionSchool of Biomedical & Health SciencesLondon, UK Victor R. Preedy, BSc, PhD, DScKing's College LondonDepartment of Nutrition and DieteticsNutritional Sciences Division<School of Biomedical & Health SciencesLondon, UK Vinood B. Patel, BSc, PhDUniversity of WestminsterFaculty of Science & TechnologyDepartment of Biomedical SciencesLondon, UK