A lifestyle intervention of weight-gain restriction: diet and exercise in obese women with gestational diabetes mellitus.

  title={A lifestyle intervention of weight-gain restriction: diet and exercise in obese women with gestational diabetes mellitus.},
  author={Raul Artal and Rosemary B. Catanzaro and Jeffrey A Gavard and Dorothea J. Mostello and Joann C Friganza},
  journal={Applied physiology, nutrition, and metabolism = Physiologie appliquee, nutrition et metabolisme},
  volume={32 3},
OBJECTIVE This study assessed whether a weight-gain restriction regimen, with or without exercise, would impact glycemic control, pregnancy outcome, and total pregnancy weight gain in obese subjects with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). A total of 96 subjects with GDM met the inclusion criteria and were sequentially recruited, with 39 subjects self-enrolled in the exercise and diet (ED) group, and the remaining 57 subjects self-enrolled in the diet (D) group owing to contraindications or a… 

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