Dietary advice in pregnancy for preventing gestational diabetes mellitus.

  title={Dietary advice in pregnancy for preventing gestational diabetes mellitus.},
  author={Joanna Tieu and Caroline A Crowther and P. Middleton},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
BACKGROUND Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is a form of diabetes that occurs during pregnancy which can result in significant adverse outcomes for mother and child both in the short and long term. The potential for adverse outcomes, in addition to the increasing prevalence of gestational diabetes worldwide, demonstrates the need to assess strategies, such as dietary advice, that might prevent gestational diabetes. OBJECTIVES To assess the effects of dietary advice in preventing… CONTINUE READING


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