A Randomized Controlled Trial Investigating the Effects of a Low–Glycemic Index Diet on Pregnancy Outcomes in Gestational Diabetes Mellitus

@inproceedings{Louie2011ARC,
  title={A Randomized Controlled Trial Investigating the Effects of a Low–Glycemic Index Diet on Pregnancy Outcomes in Gestational Diabetes Mellitus},
  author={Jimmy Chun Yu Louie and Tania P Markovic and Nimalie Jacintha Perera and Deborah Foote and P. Petocz and Glynis P Ross and Jennie C Brand-Miller},
  booktitle={Diabetes care},
  year={2011}
}
OBJECTIVE The prevalence of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is rising. There is little evidence to demonstrate the effectiveness of one dietary therapy over another. We aimed to investigate the effect of a low-glycemic index (LGI) versus a conventional high-fiber diet on pregnancy outcomes, neonatal anthropometry, and maternal metabolic profile in GDM. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS Ninety-nine women (age 26-42 years; mean ± SD prepregnancy BMI 24 ± 5 kg/m²) diagnosed with GDM at 20-32 weeks… CONTINUE READING

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