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OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effectiveness of an exercise programme for pregnant women who were overweight or obese and at risk for gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). DESIGN Randomised controlled(More)
BACKGROUND The prevalence of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is increasing worldwide. GDM and the risks associated with GDM lead to increased health care costs and losses in productivity. The(More)
BACKGROUND Physical activity (PA) initiated in the second half of pregnancy does not affect (or modify) insulin sensitivity in normal weight women. However, this might be different in obese women(More)
INTRODUCTION We explored beliefs, perceived barriers, and preferences regarding lifestyle changes among overweight European pregnant women to help inform the development of future lifestyle(More)
BACKGROUND Pregnancy is a period in the life of women that is often associated with decreased daily physical activity and/or exercise. However, maintaining adequate levels of daily physical activity(More)
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