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Physiology

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Endocrinology

Question
9 out of 10
 

Hormone which does not cross placenta:



A Thyroxine
B Oestrogen

C Insulin
D None

Ans. C Insulin

Treatment of Diabetes in pregnancy

1. Oral antidiabetics should not be used during pregnancy these drugs cross the placenta and may have teratogenic effect or produce neonatal hypoglycemia. That is why, insulin is used

2. A post prandial plasma glucose level of more than 140 mg% even on diet control is an indication of insulin therapy.