Pregnancy, exercise and nutrition research study with smart phone app support (Pears): Study protocol of a randomized controlled trial.

@article{Kennelly2016PregnancyEA,
  title={Pregnancy, exercise and nutrition research study with smart phone app support (Pears): Study protocol of a randomized controlled trial.},
  author={Maria A Kennelly and Kate M Ainscough and Karen L Lindsay and Eileen R Gibney and Mary Mc Carthy and Fionnuala M Mcauliffe},
  journal={Contemporary clinical trials},
  year={2016},
  volume={46},
  pages={92-99}
}
OBJECTIVE Maternal adiposity confers an increased risk of GDM in pregnancy. A low glycemic index (GI) dietary intervention has been found to improve glucose homeostasis and reduce gestational weight gain. Mobile Health (mHealth) Technology-assisted interventions are becoming commonplace as an aid to treating many chronic diseases. The aim of this study is to assess the impact of a 'healthy lifestyle package' with mHealth smart phone technology as support compared with usual care on the… CONTINUE READING
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