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Metformin in pregnancy – where are we now?

April 2018, Dr Chee L Khoo Another day, another study published on the good or bad about metformin use in pregnancy. There is a lot of confusion and unknowns about the benefit or safety of metformin to the mother-to-be or to the long-term outcome of…

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Metformin during pregnancy – Goldilocks principle strikes again!

March 15, 2018 Dr Chee L Khoo Hyperglycaemia during pregnancy has significant metabolic consequences for the mother, the pregnancy as well as for the offspring’s future health. It is tempting to assume that keeping the glucose lower during pregnancy must be beneficial for both parties….

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Non-invasive prenatal testing – what GPs need to know

February 2018, Dr Chee L Khoo You would have no doubt come across a few patients enquiring about non-invasive prenatal testing. Obviously, this come on top of the “optional” nuchal translucency (NT) with or without maternal serum analysis which has been around for some years….

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