Stephen Thung

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Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Crohn’s Disease, Ulcerative Colitis 1. What every clinician should know Inflammatory bowel disease is broken down into two conditions, Ulcerative colitis (UC) and Crohn’s disease (CD). Both conditions commonly present during the reproductive years and require counseling and management prior, during, and after pregnancy. Estimates for the incidence of UC and CD…

Pregestational DM

Pregestational diabetes during pregnancy 1. What every clinician should know Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a chronic metabolic disorder characterized by either absolute or relative insulin deficiency resulting in persistent hyperglycemia. Estimates of diabetes concurrent with pregnancy vary widely (from 5-14%), depending upon the population in question. Most with diabetes during pregnancy have gestational diabetes (GDM),…

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