In Part 15 of this Exclusive Interview, Dr. Lois Jovanovic joins Diabetes in Control publisher Steve Freed at the AACE 2016 convention in Orlando, Florida to discuss the risks of poor A1c control in pregnancy, and the need to educate on how to manage blood sugars for a healthy pregnancy and baby.
Lois Jovanovic, MD, is Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of Southern California-Los Angeles Medical Center. Consultant: Hyperglycemia in Pregnancy. Dr. Jovanovic is an international expert, multiple award winning endocrinologist, in the research and clinical management of diabetes. She specializes in the ages and stages of women with diabetes, and hyperglycemia in pregnancy.
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To view other segments in this video:
Part 1; Taking Care of Diabetes in Utero
Part 2: Low Carb Diets for Pregnant Women
Part 3: Insulin Dosage During Pregnancy
Part 4: What’s Healthy for Mothers and Babies
Part 5: Prevalence of Glucose Intolerance in Pregnancy
Part 6: One-Step Test for Glucose Intolerance
Part 7: The Artificial Pancreas and Pregnant Women
Part 8: Use of Insulin Pumps in Pregnancy with Type 1
Part 9: Managing Blood Sugar During Pregnancy
Part 10: What is “Normal” A1C in Pregnancy?
Part 11: Think Pregnancy First
Part 12: Prediabetes and Gestational Diabetes
Part 13: Limitations of Fasting Bloodwork
Part 14: Centers of Excellence for Diabetes and Pregnancy
Part 15: Risks of Poor A1C Control in Pregnancy
Part 16: Exercise During Pregnancy