This is a draft cheat sheet. It is a work in progress and is not finished yet.
Less than 25 y.o.
Family hx of DM
Previous delivery of large or stillborn infant
INCREASED RISKS TO FETUS
SPONTANEOUS ABORTION r/t poor glycemic control
INFECTIONS (urinary & vaginal) r/t increased glucose in urine and decreased resistance ibc of altered carbohydrate metabolism
HYDRAMNIOS - can cause PROM, overdistention of the uterus, PTL, hemorrhage
KETOACIDOSIS from diabetogenic effect of pregnancy (increased resistance to insulin), untreated HYPERglycemia, or inappropriate insulin dosing
HYPOGLYCEMIA caused by overdosing insulin,, skipping meals/eating late meals, increased exercise
HYERGLYCEMIA can cause excessive fetal growth (macrosomia)
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