4 vs 7 Points Blood Glucose Monitoring in Gestational Diabetes on Dietary Modification

2019-09-27 06:30:37 | BioPortfolio


This study aims to compare between 4 and 7 points blood glucose monitoring in women with gestational diabetes on diet modification.


All women with gestational diabetes on diet modification will be recruited and randomised to 4 versus 7 points self monitoring blood glucose. They will be followed up 4 weekly and the pregnancy outcomes will be evaluated.

Study Design


Gestational Diabetes Mellitus in Pregnancy


diabetic diet


National University of Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur


Not yet recruiting


National University of Malaysia

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-09-27T06:30:37-0400

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