GESTATIONAL DIABETES: WHEN COMPLICATIONS APPEAR AMIDST POOR PATIENT COMPLIANCE. A CASE REPORT AND LITERATURE REVIEW
Dr. Uzoma O. I.*, Ejikem M. C. and Uzoma E. O. A.
A 37 year old patient who had a diagnosis of gestational diabetes mellitus at 27 weeks. From diagnosis to delivery was characterized by management challenges ranging from turbulent glycemic control due to poor patient compliance, fetal macrosomia, polyhydramnios and to neonatal hypoglycemia. It was the second time she would be diagnosed with GDM and experienced a rapid progression to type II DM months after delivery.[Full Text Article]