Endocrinology

Hypocalcemia: decrease of calcium in the blood that can be translated into colvulsiones Other potential risks include intrauterine growth retardation and the late death, occurring between 38-39 weeks (stillbirth) Follow-up: Despite the risks potential, our rate of live births, as well as in other parts of the world, is 85% and this is due to advances in fetal monitoring, which allows us to detect early complications, as well as improvement in types of insulin and as applicable, that allow us to better metabolic control during this important stage for the pair and their families. The Endocrinology service after the capture of the patients, averaging is performed at 18 weeks, on his first visit are asked a long history and they require testing laboratory aimed to evaluate metabolic control before and specialized medical evaluations to detect or rule out chronic complications. Then at each follow-up visit is recorded gestational age, and assesses the weight gain, blood pressure, blood glucose levels before and 2 hr after breakfast, the fetal etc. Depending on the quarter the quarter in which the patient is appointments are: in the first every 3-4 weeks in the second every 2-3 weeks and in the third week. All patients are invited to join the Self Help Group and Self-control of diabetes in pregnancy, in addition to being an educational program, allows us in the form of interactive workshop techniques to influence the implementation of insulin, emotional factors, medical or other measures that are participating negatively necessary to achieve optimal control in pregnancy as well as serve as a vehicle of integration into the patient and his family and others who are going through the same situation.