Evaluation of Treatment of Hyperemesis Gravidarum using Parental Fluid with or without Insulin

Sonkusare, Shipra Sudam and Masoor, Srinivas Urala (2012) Evaluation of Treatment of Hyperemesis Gravidarum using Parental Fluid with or without Insulin. In: Diabetes -2012, 24-26 Sep 2012, Marriott Convention Center, Hyderabad, India.

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Abstract

Objective: The aim of the present study was to investigate the efficacy of intravenous insulin infusion for treatment of hyperemesis gravidarum.Study Design: Hundred women with hyperemesis gravidarum were enrolled in the study. They were treated with intravenous fluid infusions and randomly with insulin.Results: The results show that the mean stay in the hospital was significantly shorter and readmission to the hospital were none in the insulin group as compared to the non-insulin group .There was a significant reduction in nausea and vomiting in the insulin group on day 1and day 2 than for the other group. Conclusion: The addition of insulin to intravenous fluids in the treatment for women with hyperemesis gravidarum is effective in reducing nausea and vomiting as well as hospital stay.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Manipal > Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 05 Sep 2013 05:22
Last Modified: 05 Sep 2013 05:22
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/137050

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