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Title: Home glucose monitoring in management of diabetes in pregnancy in Singapore.
Authors: Kek, L.P. 
Thai, A.C. 
Ahmed, S.M.
Ratnam, S.S. 
Issue Date: Jul-1990
Source: Kek, L.P., Thai, A.C., Ahmed, S.M., Ratnam, S.S. (1990-07). Home glucose monitoring in management of diabetes in pregnancy in Singapore.. Annals of the Academy of Medicine Singapore 19 (4) : 467-472. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: The incidence for diabetes in pregnancy for 10,941 deliveries in the department over a 3 1/2 year period is 5.04% (551 patients). Of these, 33.2% (183 patients), were recruited for home glucose monitoring programme. The gestational diabetics form 76.3%, while pregestational diabetics form 23.7% of the patients. The total period of hospitalisation was less than 4 weeks in 89.4% of patients. The corrected (excluding those with birthweight of less than 1000 G) perinatal mortality rate was 5.78 per 1000.
Source Title: Annals of the Academy of Medicine Singapore
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/131229
ISSN: 03044602
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