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A dietary intervention in gestational diabetes to reduce child obesity: a randomised controlled trial [ 2010 - 2013 ]

Also known as: A dietary intervention in gestational diabetes to reduce child obesity

Research Grant

[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/nhmrc/632889]

Researchers: Prof Janette Brand-Miller (Principal investigator) ,  A/Pr Glynis Ross A/Pr Tania Markovic Professor Jennie Brand-Miller (Managed by)

Brief description Women with gestational diabetes (GDM) whose blood glucose levels (BGL) are not well controlled have a higher chance of giving birth to large babies. These babies are at high risk of becoming overweight children and adults. Preventing child obesity therefore requires appropriate intervention during pregnancy complicated with GDM. This study will determine the ability of specific dietary advice (aimed at reducing maternal BGL) to reduce the risk of large babies in a typical ante-natal setting.

Funding Amount $AUD 354,715.88

Funding Scheme Project Grants

Notes Standard Project Grant

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