PTG 105-Exam 4-Pancreas 3

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PTG 105-Exam 4-Pancreas 3
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  1. What is gestational diabetes?
    Blood sugar rises during pregnancy
  2. What percent of pregnancies include gestational diabetes?
    4-6%
  3. What happens to women with gestational diabetes after partition?
    They revert to normal
  4. What percent of women with gestational diabetes will later get type II diabetes?
    25-50%
  5. What causes gestational diabetes?
    Mother’s pancreas cannot keep up with the increased glucose load
  6. What are complications for the baby of gestational diabetes?
    • Miscarriages
    • Birth defects
    • Growth restriction
    • Fetal obesity
    • Respiratory problems
  7. What are maternal complications of gestational diabetes?
    • Hypertension
    • Retinopathy
    • Renal dysfunction
  8. When are mothers screened for gestational diabetes?
    24th and 28th week
  9. What test is used to screen for gestational diabetes?
    • Oral glucose tolerance test
    • Monitor blood and urine
  10. What is used to treat gestational diabetes?
    • Exercise
    • Monitoring weight gain
    • Taking insulin
    • Control hypertension in the mother

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