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Preventing gestational diabetes mellitus using a home-based supervised exercise program during pregnancy [ 2011 - 2014 ]

Also known as: Preventing gestational diabetes in pregnant women using a supervised exercise program in the home

Research Grant

[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/nhmrc/1003302]

Researchers: Prof John Newnham (Principal investigator) ,  Prof Dorota Doherty Prof James Grove Dr Kym Guelfi A/Pr Karen Wallman
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Brief description Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is a condition that develops during pregnancy, placing both the mother and her unborn child at risk of numerous health complications. The risk of developing GDM is greatly increased in women with a history of the condition in a previous pregnancy. We aim to investigate the effect of regular supervised home-based exercise commenced during pregnancy on the incidence of GDM, as well as other aspects of maternal and fetal wellbeing.

Funding Amount $AUD 766,922.48

Funding Scheme Project Grants

Notes Standard Project Grant

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