Sullivan test. Effectiveness in the detection of gestational diabetes, in women aged 18-35 years Canton Buena Fe, Los Ríos
The high prevalence of diabetes in the world and its increased frequency in pregnant women have generated new research data on the relationship between blood glucose and pregnancy outcomes.
Gestational diabetes is defined as the glucose intolerance that is recognized for the first time during pregnancy. Gestational diabetes affects about 3-6\% of pregnant women.
It is important to understand that all pregnant women undergo metabolic changes during pregnancy, this reduces their tolerance to glucose. As blood glucose levels rise during pregnancy, your body produces more insulin.
In 2009, according to official statistics of the Ecuadorian Institute of statistics and censuses (INEC), DG occupied the sixth place among the causes of maternal-fetal morbidity and mortality. In 2012, the overweight at birth is located within the 10 leading causes of infant morbidity in Ecuador (National Institute of statistics and censuses (INEC). 2000-2012 database.
By foregoing this research project is to determine the efficacy of the Sullivan test to identify factors maternal and fetal risks that may occur in mothers with gestational diabetes in Buena Fe first Canton-based semester 2015.
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