Acta Scientific Women's Health (ASWH)(ISSN: 2582-3205)

Case Report Volume 4 Issue 11

Consequence of Diabetic Environment and Significance of Glycemic Control in Early Pregnancy: A Case Report

Shovandeb Kalapahar1, Nalini J Gupta2,  Sunita Sharma1, Ratna Chattopadhyay1, Hiralal Konar1, Baidyanath Chakravarty1 and Pratip Chakraborty1*

1Department of Assisted Reproduction, Institute of Reproductive Medicine, Kolkata, India
2Department of Genetics, Institute of Reproductive Medicine, Kolkata, India

*Corresponding Author: Pratip Chakraborty, Department of Assisted Reproduction, Institute of Reproductive Medicine, Kolkata, India.

Received: May 12, 2022; Published: October 28, 2022


Microcephaly describes a structural defect of the fetal head circumference; causes being extensive, and heterogeneous including both known and undetermined etiologies. No conventional treatment/s is currently available to minimize the risk of anomaly. Maternal hyperglycemia is often associated with adverse perinatal outcomes upsetting embryonic development. A tight glycemic control possibly restructures interwined teratogenically capable pathways balancing the reactive oxidative species metabolism. However, only few studies have highlighted on changes in response to diet and metabolic conditions for increased risk for anomalies in diabetic and obese pregnancies. Management strategies often miss recommended preconception counseling in unplanned pregnancies. In this report, a patient of early pregnancy with bad obstetric history successfully responded to an optimized glycemic control to avoid a major congenital defect like microcephaly.

Keywords: Gestational Diabetes Mellitus; Glycemic Control; Insulin; Microcephaly


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Citation: Pratip Chakraborty., et al. “Consequence of Diabetic Environment and Significance of Glycemic Control in Early Pregnancy: A Case Report". Acta Scientific Women's Health 4.11 (2022): 23-26.


Copyright: © 2022 Pratip Chakraborty., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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