Screening For Gestational Diabetes

Written by 29 June, 2015 2:03 am Category Current Articles, Invited Articles.

Dr Sujata Misra MD FICOG Chairperson, Medical Disorders in Pregnancy Committee, FOGSI Pregnancy induces progressive changes in maternal carbohydrate metabolism. As pregnancy advances insulin resistance and diabetogenic stress due to placental hormones necessitate compensatory increase in insulin secretion. When this compensation is inadequate gestational diabetes develops. ‘Gestational Diabetes Mellitus’ [GDM] is defined as carbohydrate intolerance… Read more »

Strategies To Reduce Maternal Mortality And Morbidity In Rural India

Written by 29 June, 2015 1:57 am Category Current Articles, Invited Articles.

Dilip Kumar Dutta M.D., PHD, FICOG Secretary Kalyani Obst. & Gyn. Society   INTRODUCTION: India is the second most populous country of the world and has fast changing socio-political-demographic patterns that have been drawing global attention in recent years. Worldwide an estimated five lakh woman die as a result of pregnancy each year.  Approximately one… Read more »

I Choose – Therefore I Am

Written by 29 June, 2015 1:44 am Category Archives Articles, Invited Articles, Pot Pouri Archives.

Dr Shirish Patwardhan Pune Past Vice President, FOGSI Member of Pune Obstetric & Gynaecological Society E-mail : shirish.patwardhan@gmail.com Choice – Whatever you and I are to-day is due to the Choices we make. This applies to our health too. Being in good physical shape is the first step towards ‘Get Set Glow.’ If I were… Read more »

Get Set Glow

Written by 29 June, 2015 1:39 am Category Archives Articles, Invited Articles, Pot Pouri Archives.

Dr Shirish Patwardhan Pune Past Vice President, FOGSI Member of Pune Obstetric & Gynaecological Society E-mail : shirish.patwardhan@gmail.com Choices: Whatever you and I are to-day is due to the Choices we make. This applies to our health too. If I were weighing 83 kg in 2006 it was because of the choices I was then… Read more »

The gift of the river Ganga

Written by 29 June, 2015 1:35 am Category Archives Articles, Invited Articles, Straight from the Heart Archives.

Story – 37 Sunderbans – The gift of the river Ganga Legend tells us that the descent of the mighty river Ganga from the heavens would have split the earth. However, lord Shiva averted such a calamity by taming the river by tying her torrents into his matted ash-smeared locks of hair, thus dissipating her… Read more »

Sonal’s Pet Dog

Written by 29 June, 2015 1:33 am Category Archives Articles, Invited Articles, Straight from the Heart Archives.

Dr. Shirish Daftary Mumbai Past President, FOGSI Past Chairperson, MTP Committee, FOGSI Past President, MOGS Email: daftaryshirish@gmail.com Sonal’s Pet Dog The Patwardhan couple had waited for a child for 5 years. They had finally reconciled to their fate. Prashant, a computer engineer had a promising career ahead, he plunged himself headlong into his work, this… Read more »

The Flower-Pot

Written by 29 June, 2015 1:27 am Category Archives Articles, Invited Articles, Straight from the Heart Archives.

Dr. Shirish Daftary Mumbai Past President, FOGSI Past Chairperson, MTP Committee, FOGSI Past President, MOGS Email: daftaryshirish@gmail.com The Flower-Pot One July morning in the year 1982, I had a visitor waiting for me in my consulting rooms. It was one of those days in the year when the crazy downpour had brought the city to… Read more »

Animal visitors to the Maternity Nursing Home

Written by 29 June, 2015 1:24 am Category Archives Articles, Invited Articles, Straight from the Heart Archives.

Dr. Shirish Daftary Mumbai Past President, FOGSI Past Chairperson, MTP Committee, FOGSI Past President, MOGS Email: daftaryshirish@gmail.com Animal visitors to the Maternity Nursing Home When I set up my private maternity hospital in the upcoming suburb of Juhu, I felt confidant that my earlier 7 year experience in clinical practice at some of our leading… Read more »

Optimizing Ovulation Induction

Written by 29 June, 2015 1:19 am Category Academic Articles Archives, Archives Articles, Invited Articles.

Dr Mandakini Parihar Navi Mumbai Past Chairperson, Family Welfare Committee, FOGSI Past President, NMOGS Vice President Elect, FOGSI (2012) Email : mandakiniparihar@gmail.com Ovulation Induction – Back to Basics “Real knowledge is to know the extent of one’s ignorance.” – Confucius Introduction One of the most important causes of female factor infertility is anovulation. Management of… Read more »

Role of Newborn Screening

Written by 29 June, 2015 1:12 am Category Academic Articles Archives, Archives Articles, Invited Articles.

Dr. Saurabh Dani Member, The Mumbai Obstetric and Gynaecological Society What is Newborn Screening (NBS) Test? Newborn Screening (NBS) Test is done on Newborn babies to detect certain Treatable Metabolic disorders. These disorders are caused by the accumulation of chemicals produced naturally in the body to abnormally high levels. These Disorders are present in the… Read more »