Recommendations in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Gestational Diabetes
May 25, 2011•15 min
Host: Steven Edelman, MD
Guest: Thomas Moore, MD
New screening standards for gestational diabetes could significantly increase the number of women and babies we identify as at-risk. Guest host Dr. Timothy Bailey talks with Dr. Thomas Moore, chairman of the department of reproductive medicine at the University of California, San Diego, about diabetes in pregnancy, and how gestational diabetes affects infant, childhood, and even adolescent obesity and overall health. They discusses screening methods for gestational diabetes, who is at risk, and the benefit from dietary interventions.