diabetic embryopathy

diabetic embryopathy

A complex of congenital anomalies that affect ± 10% of children born to diabetic mothers, which develops in the 5th-8th wk of gestation Clinical Sacral agenesis, holoprosencephaly, atrioventricular septal defects, tetralogy of Fallot, other cardiac, genitourinary, and GI defects. See Honeybee syndrome.
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Maternal diabetes before conception and during the first trimester is associated with diabetic embryopathy in the fetus, which affects the heart, great vessels, and neural tube.
Reece, "Activation of oxidative stress signaling that is implicated in apoptosis with a mouse model of diabetic embryopathy," American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, vol.
Reece delivered the Norbert Freinkel Award lecture that was entitled "Unraveling the Biomolecular Mechanisms of Diabetic Embryopathy" at the ADA's annual meeting in Philadelphia.
* The overall incidence of diabetic embryopathy is 6%-10%, which is five times higher than in nondiabetics.