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Preconception care for women with diabetes
  • Relevant BNF section: BNF 6.1


Diabetes mellitus is one of the commonest pre-existing medical disorders complicating pregnancy in the UK.1 Having either type 1 or type 2 diabetes increases the likelihood of poor pregnancy outcomes.2 Here we review specific advice women with diabetes should receive before conception to help reduce such risks.

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  • Relevant BNF section: BNF 6.1

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