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A Journal on Endocrine System Diseases
Indexed/Abstracted in: EMBASE, PubMed/MEDLINE, Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch), Scopus
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REVIEWS DIABETES MELLITUS AND CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE: STRATEGIES FOR PREVENTION
Minerva Endocrinologica 2016 December;41(4):433-44
A review of prevention strategies for gestational diabetes: is there a missing X-factor?
Kristin CASTORINO , Paige K. BRADLEY, Lydia TRUONG, Jenny MARTINEZ ✉
William Sansum Diabetes Center, Santa Barbara, CA, USA
Gestational diabetes affects up to one in five pregnancies and can have significant consequences for both mother and baby. There have been great efforts to identify strategies to prevent gestational diabetes during pregnancy. These efforts have been extended to the pre-pregnancy and postpartum periods to address limitations during pregnancy. In this review we explore how diet, exercise and lifestyle modification can be used to prevent gestational diabetes.