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because of the increased circulating blood volume and its load of metabolites. Routine screening protocols, typically conducted between the twenty-fourth and twenty-eighth week of gestation, are used during pregnancy to detect gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). GDM is an intolerance of carbohydrate such that blood glucose concentration increases during pregnancy. In 95% of cases this carbohydrate or glucose intolerance resolves after delivery. Treatment during pregnancy is important because of the increased risk these women carry for fetal damage during this gestational period. The most common outcome for an
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infant born to a mother with GDM is macrosomia, a larger than normal body size. Other infant complications include hypoglycemia, jaundice, and trauma at birth. Although GDM occurs in 2% to 13% of the pregnant population, up to 50% of women with pregnancy-induced abnormal glucose tolerance subsequently develop overt diabetes. Team management is required for adequate care of gestational and preexisting types 1 and 2 diabetes mellitus. 5. List and discuss five major nutritional factors of lactation. Table 11-1 Page 250
6. Using the MyPlate resource (), determine a food intake plan for a 27-year-old woman who is 5 feet 5 inches tall, weighs 130 pounds, exercises for less than 30 minutes per day, and is exclusively breast-feeding her 2-month-old infant.
Chapter12 1. How is physical growth measured? What are the NCHS growth charts, and how are they used? What are the limitations of these charts? What are some clinical, biochemical, and dietary measures that are helpful in assessing the nutritional status of infants and children? Page 274
2. Describe the physical and psychosocial characteristics of the newborn. What are the capabilities of the newborn's digestive and renal systems, and how do they relate to infant feeding? Page 278 - 279
c. Full-term infants have the ability to digest and absorb protein, a moderate amount of fat, and simple carbohydrates. They have some difficulty with starch because amylase, the starch-splitting enzyme, is not produced at

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