Nashita Patel

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BACKGROUND Behavioural interventions might improve clinical outcomes in pregnant women who are obese. We aimed to investigate whether a complex intervention addressing diet and physical activity could reduce the incidence of gestational diabetes and large-for-gestational-age infants. METHODS The UK Pregnancies Better Eating and Activity Trial (UPBEAT) is(More)
BACKGROUND Understanding dietary patterns in obese pregnant women will inform future intervention strategies to improve pregnancy outcomes and the health of the child. The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of a behavioral intervention of diet and physical activity advice on dietary patterns in obese pregnant woman participating in the UPBEAT(More)
BACKGROUND Despite the widespread recognition that obesity in pregnant women is associated with adverse outcomes for mother and child, there is no intervention proven to reduce the risk of these complications. The primary aim of this randomised controlled trial is to assess in obese pregnant women, whether a complex behavioural intervention, based on(More)
User engagement is defined as a mutual exchange of information between the patient and the health professional, which has shown to improve patient experience as well as outcomes. Engaging the patient is vital for the healthcare system to remain sustainable. The National Health Service has attempted to incorporate and enhance patient engagement in the(More)
NEW FINDINGS What is the topic of this review? Observational studies have highlighted the association of increasing maternal body mass index with offspring adiposity and the subsequent risk of cardiometabolic disorders in adulthood. The in utero environment has become a target for intervention in order to reduce the burden of obesity, despite the(More)
Citation for published version (APA): Briley, A. L., Barr, S., Badger, S., Bell, R., Croker, H., Godfrey, K. M., ... Poston, L. (2015). Erratum to A complex intervention to improve pregnancy outcome in obese women; the UPBEAT randomised controlled trial [BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth., 15, (2015), 111], DOI: 10.1186/s12884-015-0540-1. BMC Pregnancy and(More)
With the increasing prevalence of obesity, maternal obesity is now one of the most common high-risk obstetric conditions. Obesity and excessive gestational weight gain are important modifiable risk factors for maternal and neonatal morbidity and mortality. Maternal obesity, associated with neonatal adiposity and high birthweight, has been implicated in(More)
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