Lifestyle interventions for the treatment of women with gestational diabetes.

@article{Brown2017LifestyleIF,
  title={Lifestyle interventions for the treatment of women with gestational diabetes.},
  author={Julie A Brown and Nisreen A Alwan and Jane West and Stephen J. Brown and Christopher J D McKinlay and Diane Farrar and Caroline A Crowther},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
  year={2017},
  volume={5},
  pages={CD011970}
}
BACKGROUND Gestational diabetes (GDM) is glucose intolerance, first recognised in pregnancy and usually resolving after birth. GDM is associated with both short- and long-term adverse effects for the mother and her infant. Lifestyle interventions are the primary therapeutic strategy for many women with GDM. OBJECTIVES To evaluate the effects of combined lifestyle interventions with or without pharmacotherapy in treating women with gestational diabetes. SEARCH METHODS We searched the… CONTINUE READING