Gestational Diabetes: Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment
by Luis Sobrevia (ed.)
Publisher: InTech 2013
Number of pages: 162
This book summarizes several aspects of GD, which is caused by not well-understood multifactorial mechanisms. Common strategies seem to be key in the understanding of the syndrome, i.e., endothelial dysfunction and the role of other placenta cells such as trophoblasts. It is a book that will definitively help to increase the knowledge-based management of GD for the well being of the mother and the fetus.
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