Efficacy and safety of metformin in the treatment of gestational diabetes

@article{Mao2021EfficacyAS,
  title={Efficacy and safety of metformin in the treatment of gestational diabetes},
  author={Weirong Mao and Shengzhi Zhang and Lanying Wang and Shaohua Shen},
  journal={Medicine},
  year={2021},
  volume={100}
}
Abstract Background: The incidence of gestational diabetes is increasing, which not only cause adverse pregnancy outcomes, but also increases the risk of diabetes for pregnant women and their children. Insulin is the gold standard for the treatment of gestational diabetes, but there are some disadvantages, such as poor patient compliance. Metformin has been used in the treatment of gestational diabetes, but the evaluation of its efficacy and safety is lack of reliable evidence-based medicine… Expand