Treatment of mild gestational diabetes did not prevent neonatal complications but reduced fetal overgrowth

Feig, Denice
January 2010
ACP Journal Club;1/19/2010, Vol. 152 Issue 1, p5
Academic Journal
The article discusses a study conducted by researcher M.B. Landon and colleagues to know whether treatment prevents perinatal and obstetric complications in women with mild gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). Randomized controlled trial in 958 women having mean age 29 years has revealed that treatment involving diet and insulin, if necessary, did not affect risk for a composite of perinatal death and neonatal complications in women with mild gestational diabetes


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