The need for a smooth transition into pregnancy has been emphasized above. It is also clear that a similar smooth transition must take place after delivery. The puerperium is a very-high-risk time for cardiac patients and is also the time when considerable loss of renal function can occur in women with renal disease. Bleeding disorders can cause major morbidity in the puerperium and optimal control of insulin regimes can help the breastfeeding diabetic mother. Prompt treatment of flares of immunological problems can prevent major problems in the puerperium. It is frequently the case that traditional obstetric care becomes complacent once delivery has taken place. It is vitally important that good communication between specialist and obstetric teams takes place after delivery and that senior input continues for such patients. Plans for this transition must be put in place when care is handed over in early pregnancy.
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All you need is a proper diet of fresh fruits and vegetables and get plenty of exercise and you'll be fine. Ever heard those words from your doctor? If that's all heshe recommends then you're missing out an important ingredient for health that he's not telling you. Fact is that you can adhere to the strictest diet, watch everything you eat and get the exercise of amarathon runner and still come down with diabetic complications. Diet, exercise and standard drug treatments simply aren't enough to help keep your diabetes under control.