List of Contributors. Foreword. Preface. Section 1 Epidemiology and PathoPhysiology. 1 Epidemiological context of diabetes in pregnancy ( David Simmons ). 2 Pathophysiology of diabetes in pregnancy ( Francine H. Einstein ). 3 The placenta in diabetic pregnancy ( Ursula Hiden and Gernot Desoye ). Section 2 Impaired glucose tolerance and gestational diabetes. 4 The historical context of hyperglycaemia in pregnancy ( David R. Hadden ). 5 Screening for hyperglycaemia in pregnancy ( David A. Sacks ). 6 Diagnosis of hyperglycaemia in pregnancy ( Marshall W. Carpenter ). 7 Rationale for treatment of hyperglycaemia in pregnancy ( Robert Fraser ). Section 3 Prepregnancy and Pregnancy Care. 8 Pre-pregnancy care for Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes ( Rosemary C. Temple ). 9 Provision of pregnancy care ( Susan Quinn, Gretta Kearney, Nazia Arfin, Kirsty Shaw, Martin K Rutter ). 10 Insulin regimens in pregnancy ( David R. McCance and Valerie A. Holmes ). 11 Oral hypoglycaemic agents in pregnancy ( Denice S. Feig ). 12 Fetal surveillance in diabetic pregnancies ( Joanna Girling and Archana Dixit ). 13 Diet and exercise in diabetic pregnancy ( Anita Banerjee and Anne Dornhorst ). Section 4 Complications in pregnancy. 14 Malformations and miscarriages in diabetic pregnancy ( Elisabeth R Mathiesen and Peter Damm ). 15 Hypertension in diabetic pregnancy ( Elisabeth R Mathiesen, Lene Ringholm Nielsen, Peter Damm ). 16 Nephropathy in diabetic pregnancy ( Baha M. Sibai ). 17 Retinopathy in diabetic pregnancy ( Catherine B. Meyerle and Emily Y. Chew ). 18 Autonomic Neuropathy in Diabetic Pregnancy ( Jenny E. Myers ). 19 Ketoacidosis in diabetic pregnancy ( Bob Young ). Section 5 Delivery and post delivery care. 20 Obstetric management in labour, delivery and post delivery ( Michael Maresh ). 21 Diabetic management in labour, delivery and post delivery ( Ciara McLaughlin and David R. McCance ). 22 Care of the neonate ( Jane M. Hawdon ). 23 Contraception for the woman with diabetes ( Penina Segall-Gutierrez and Siri L. Kjos ). 24 Longterm implications for the mother of hyperglycaemia in pregnancy ( Jorge H. Mestman ). 25 Longterm implications for the baby of the hyperglycaemic mother ( David J. Pettitt ). Useful sources. Index.