Diabetes mellitus of pregnant women (GDD)
Many are rumored to have a diagnosis of diabetes mellitus – they speak about it on TV, they write in newspapers. And all, as a rule, know that the disease requires a person from certain restrictions in the diet, a special way of life, taking medications. But people know much less about gestational diabetes.
GDF, or, understandably, diabetes of pregnant women, provoked by the very pregnancy, increased work of the pancreas. The established diagnosis requires a woman to pay special attention to herself and the baby, to fulfill a number of rules, for the successful completion of pregnancy.
Recently, the proportion of endocrine diseases in pregnant women has increased significantly. This is important, since it is the endocrine organs that are responsible for the entire period of pregnancy, from the maturation of the egg to the birth. The whole process occurs over the centuries regulated, genetically programmed scenario. Failure at any stage can lead to a malfunction in the mother-placenta-fetus system and the termination of pregnancy at any time or premature birth.
With diabetes, the body either produces insufficient amounts of insulin, or the body’s receptors to it are simply not sensitive. Insufficient intake of insulin into cells disrupts their biochemical processes and leads to various changes in absolutely all organs. Diabetes mellitus is under the close attention of obstetrician-gynecologists, neonatologists and endocrinologists, tk. significantly increases the risk of fetal death and development of complications in mother and newborn baby.