Exercise improves glycaemic control in women diagnosed with gestational diabetes mellitus: a systematic review.

@article{Harrison2016ExerciseIG,
  title={Exercise improves glycaemic control in women diagnosed with gestational diabetes mellitus: a systematic review.},
  author={Anne L. Harrison and Nora Shields and Nicholas F. Taylor and Helena C Frawley},
  journal={Journal of physiotherapy},
  year={2016},
  volume={62 4},
  pages={188-96}
}
QUESTION Does exercise improve postprandial glycaemic control in women diagnosed with gestational diabetes mellitus? DESIGN A systematic review of randomised trials. PARTICIPANTS Pregnant women diagnosed with gestational diabetes mellitus. INTERVENTION Exercise, performed more than once a week, sufficient to achieve an aerobic effect or changes in muscle metabolism. OUTCOME MEASURES Postprandial blood glucose, fasting blood glucose, glycated haemoglobin, requirement for insulin, adverse… CONTINUE READING