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- growing prevalence of obesity
- the older age of pregnant women
A randomized controlled trial in 54 pregnant voluntary women at high risk for GDM.
- feasibility of an early intervention
- glucose tolerance at weeks 26-28
1. A 75-g oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) was performed at weeks 8-12
1. voluntary women in early pregnancy (n=96)
2. 54 high risk mothers were randomized
- lifestyle intervention group (n=27)
- close follow-up (n=27)
2. An OGTT was performed again at weeks 26-28
- the lifestyle intervention group (n=27)
- the close follow-up group (n=27)
- other high-risk women of the early care group (n=42)who were not randomized
3. An OGTT was also performed at weeks 26-28 in two neighboring municipalities
- a standard care high-risk group(n=171)who did not undergo early intervention
4. Primary outcomes
- number of at risk participants developing GDM during pregnancy in the two arms
5. Secondary outcomes
- the effect of intervention on fetal growth
Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Prevention
Lifestyle: diet and exercise, follow-up: reporting diaries of food and exercise
Kuopio University Hospital
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:13:27-0400
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