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Volume 2 Issue 12 - 2020
Self-Care Practices for Women with Gestational Diabetes
Hanan Elzeblawy Hassan*
Maternal and Newborn Health Nursing Department, Faculty of Nursing, Beni-Suef University, Egypt
*Corresponding Author: Hanan Elzeblawy Hassan, Maternal and Newborn Health Nursing Department, Faculty of Nursing, Beni-Suef University, Egypt.
Received: September 27, 2020; Published: November 02, 2020




Abstract

Diabetes is а demanding disease; Gestational diabetes is defined as carbohydrate intolerance of variable severity first recognized during the present pregnancy. This includes women with preexisting but previously unrecognized diabetes. Management goals of gestational diabetes include Achieve maternal near normoglycemic level to prevent adverse perinatal outcomes and provide preconception care for women with a history of GDM.

Keywords: Gestational Diabetes; Management Approaches; Self-Monitoring

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Citation: Hanan Elzeblawy Hassan. “Self-Care Practices for Women with Gestational Diabetes". EC Nursing and Healthcare 2.12 (2020): 168-175.

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