Obesity Co-Morbid Conditions in Pregnancy: Diabetes and Hypertension

Eran Hadar*, Yariv Yogev

*Corresponding author for this work

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterpeer-review

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPregnancy in the Obese Woman
Subtitle of host publicationClinical Management
PublisherBlackwell Publishing Ltd
Number of pages19
ISBN (Print)9781405196482
StatePublished - 18 Feb 2011


  • Hypertension, most common medical complication of pregnancy
  • Insulin resistance, underlying pathogenesis - of chronic diseases of Western world
  • Level of maternal obesity and hypertensive complications in pregnancy
  • Obesity and gestational co-morbid conditions - during pregnancy, associated with obesity
  • Obesity co-morbid conditions in pregnancy - diabetes and hypertension
  • Obesity impact - on pregnancy outcome
  • Obesity in pregnancy, multitude of ante-, intra- and postpartum complications - - hypertension and diabetes, the commonest
  • Obesity, risk factor for metabolic syndrome - weight gain and obesity, inducing glucose intolerance, related to insulin resistance
  • Pathogenesis of hypertensive disorders during pregnancy - gestational hypertension and pre-eclampsia and metabolic syndrome
  • Weight loss prior to pregnancy - in obese women, reducing maternal and neonatal complications

Cite this