TITLE

2008 - Metformin (alone or with insulin) was as effective as insulin for preventing perinatal complications in gestational diabetes

AUTHOR(S)
Kenyon, Anna P.; Shennan, Andrew H.
PUB. DATE
August 2008
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;8/19/2008, Vol. 149 Issue 2, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a study regarding the effectiveness of metformin as insulin for preventing perinatal complications in gestational diabetes and presents the author's views on it. It describes the procedure of the study, which concluded that in gestational diabetes, metformin was as effective as insulin for preventing perinatal complications. The author refers several studies regarding diabetes in pregnancy and stresses that more women will be screened and treated for gestational diabetes.
ACCESSION #
34599499

 

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