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Diabetes in Pregnancy: The Risks For Two Patients

Hosted by: Michael Benson Guest: Thomas Moore Diabetes during pregnancy can pose a serious threat to mother and fetus. What are these risks? Do long-term diabetics face different dangers those with a new diagnosis during pregnancy? Dr. Thomas Moore, chairman of the Department of Reproductive Medicine at the University of California, San Diego, Scho...

September 1, 2014 | 13 min

The Need for Evidenced-Based Maternity Care

Hosted by: Bruce Japsen Guest: Carol Sakala Maternity care accounts for a very large expenditure in the US healthcare system, which can include overuse of procedures, drugs and tests. How can all of this be corrected to increase quality? Carol Sakala, director of programs for the Childbirth Connection, tells the Chicago Tribune's Bruce Japsen...

July 21, 2014 | 13 min

When to Screen Thyroid Levels in Pregnant Patients

Hosted by: Jennifer Shu Guest: Kenneth Burman Thyroid disorders during pregnancy can lead to problems for the mother — miscarriage, preeclampsia and preterm delivery, among others — as well as problems for the infant, including growth delays and mental retardation. Yet women frequently go undiagnosed, because thyroid dysfunction is ofte...

June 16, 2014 | 15 min

Evaluation and Treatment of Abnormal Uterine Bleeding

Hosted by: Brian P. McDonough Guest: Linda Bradley Dr. Brian McDonough is joined by Dr. Linda Bradley, Professor of Surgery and Vice Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Women's Health Institute of the Cleveland Clinic, for a discussion on abnormal uterine bleeding. Topics of note include evaluation and treatment strategies, ...

June 9, 2014 | 15 min

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