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The Prevention of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus Through Lifestyle Intervention

Moderate intensity physical activity said to decrease further complications during labor… Obesity is strongly correlated with gestational diabetes, which affects 2-18% of all pregnancies worldwide. Gestational diabetes and obesity are both independently correlated with adverse maternal and neonatal effects. Maternal overweight and gestational diabetes can increase the chance of the ...

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Physical Activity During Pregnancy Reduces Gestational Diabetes Risk 30%

Those women who continued to exercise throughout their pregnancy achieved an even higher risk reduction… Gestational diabetes and excessive maternal weight gain are associated with many negative outcomes for both the mother and the baby including: pre-eclampsia, hypertension and preterm birth. Expectant mothers who are diagnosed with gestational diabetes are ...

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