Effect of a behavioural intervention in obese pregnant women (the UPBEAT study): a multicentre, randomised controlled trial.

@article{Poston2015EffectOA,
  title={Effect of a behavioural intervention in obese pregnant women (the UPBEAT study): a multicentre, randomised controlled trial.},
  author={Lucilla Poston and Ruth Bell and Helen A Croker and Angela C Flynn and Keith M. Godfrey and Louise M Goff and Louise Hayes and Nina Khazaezadeh and Scott B. Maresh Nelson and Eugene Oteng-Ntim and Dharmintra Pasupathy and Nashita Patel and Stephen C. Robson and Jane Sandall and Thomas A Sanders and Naveed Sattar and Paul T Seed and Jane Wardle and Melissa K Whitworth and Annette L. Briley},
  journal={The lancet. Diabetes & endocrinology},
  year={2015},
  volume={3 10},
  pages={
          767-77
        }
}
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 a randomised controlled trial done at antenatal clinics in eight hospitals in multi-ethnic, inner-city locations in the UK. We recruited… CONTINUE READING

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