International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Informative Article | Gynaecology | Albania | Volume 4 Issue 12, December 2015


The Incidence of the Third Trimester Complications in Gestational Diabetes in our Hospital

Migena PRIFTI MD | Arben HAXHIHYSENI MD PhD


Abstract: Introduction The increasing incidence of gestational diabetes is an important topic for the public health. Sedentary lifestyle is strongly associated with this pathology, while gestational diabetes is an important risk factor for fetal complications and complications during childbirth also. Aim The incidence of gestational diabetes complications in third trimester in our hospital. Methodology A double blind study was performed based in medical recording of the pregnant women ultrasound exam, value of the fasting plasma glucose and the oral glucosetolerance test OGTT, measured in the risk group. This study included 5019 pregnant women hospitalized in Regional Hospital of Durres during the period May 2012 till November 2013, and 57 of them were treated for problems related to gestational diabetes. Results Premature birth (under 37 weeks) occurred in 138 women, 34 of those were diagnosed with GD.159 cases were diagnosed with preeclampsia and 10 patients also were with GD.30 women were diagnosed with fetal hypotrophy and five of them were also with GD. Urinary infection in GD patients was diagnosed in 110 women.


Keywords: Gestational Diabetes, fasting plasma glucose FPG, pregnancy complications, third trimester


Edition: Volume 4 Issue 12, December 2015,


Pages: 293 - 296


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