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Healthy Diet for Healthy Moms and Babies

2018-03-22 01:55:16 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this clinical study is to collect baseline information on dietary habits and metabolic risk factors, and to examine the effects of a dietary intervention focusing on fiber and antioxidant rich berries on the development of gestational diabetes, glucose and lipid control and inflammation in obese pregnant women at risk of developing diabetes. With the ongoing epidemic of obesity, the prevalence of gestational diabetes is significantly increasing and the goal of this research is to identify optimal dietary strategies that can reverse this condition or control the rise in blood glucose among those with already developed diabetes.

Study Design

Conditions

Gestational Diabetes

Intervention

Blueberry fiber

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Results (where available)

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Diabetes mellitus induced by PREGNANCY but resolved at the end of pregnancy. It does not include previously diagnosed diabetics who become pregnant (PREGNANCY IN DIABETICS). Gestational diabetes usually develops in late pregnancy when insulin antagonistic hormones peaks leading to INSULIN RESISTANCE; GLUCOSE INTOLERANCE; and HYPERGLYCEMIA.

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