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Dietary advice in pregnancy for preventing gestational diabetes mellitus

  1. Joanna Tieu*,
  2. Caroline A Crowther,
  3. Philippa Middleton

Editorial Group: Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group

Published Online: 23 APR 2008

Assessed as up-to-date: 30 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006674.pub2


How to Cite

Tieu J, Crowther CA, Middleton P. Dietary advice in pregnancy for preventing gestational diabetes mellitus. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2008, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD006674. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006674.pub2.

Author Information

  1. The University of Adelaide, ARCH: Australian Research Centre for Health of Women and Babies, Discipline of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

*Joanna Tieu, ARCH: Australian Research Centre for Health of Women and Babies, Discipline of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, The University of Adelaide, Women's and Children's Hospital, 1st floor, Queen Victoria Building, 72 King William Road, Adelaide, South Australia, 5006, Australia. joanna.tieu@gmail.com. joanna.tieu@mh.org.au.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: Edited (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 23 APR 2008

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[Analysis 1.1]
Analysis 1.1. Comparison 1 Low glycaemic index versus high glycaemic index, Outcome 1 Large-for-gestational age.
[Analysis 1.2]
Analysis 1.2. Comparison 1 Low glycaemic index versus high glycaemic index, Outcome 2 Birthweight.
[Analysis 1.3]
Analysis 1.3. Comparison 1 Low glycaemic index versus high glycaemic index, Outcome 3 Gestational age at birth.
[Analysis 1.4]
Analysis 1.4. Comparison 1 Low glycaemic index versus high glycaemic index, Outcome 4 Ponderal index.
[Analysis 1.5]
Analysis 1.5. Comparison 1 Low glycaemic index versus high glycaemic index, Outcome 5 Positive oral glucose tolerance test.
[Analysis 1.6]
Analysis 1.6. Comparison 1 Low glycaemic index versus high glycaemic index, Outcome 6 Fasting blood glucose levels.
[Analysis 1.7]
Analysis 1.7. Comparison 1 Low glycaemic index versus high glycaemic index, Outcome 7 Operative vaginal birth.
[Analysis 1.8]
Analysis 1.8. Comparison 1 Low glycaemic index versus high glycaemic index, Outcome 8 Normal vaginal birth.
[Analysis 1.9]
Analysis 1.9. Comparison 1 Low glycaemic index versus high glycaemic index, Outcome 9 Caesarean birth.
[Analysis 1.10]
Analysis 1.10. Comparison 1 Low glycaemic index versus high glycaemic index, Outcome 10 Maternal weight gain during pregnancy.
[Analysis 1.11]
Analysis 1.11. Comparison 1 Low glycaemic index versus high glycaemic index, Outcome 11 It was easy to follow the diet recommended during this study.
[Analysis 1.12]
Analysis 1.12. Comparison 1 Low glycaemic index versus high glycaemic index, Outcome 12 I enjoyed the dietary changes that I made.
[Analysis 1.13]
Analysis 1.13. Comparison 1 Low glycaemic index versus high glycaemic index, Outcome 13 The changes recommended were affordable.
[Analysis 1.14]
Analysis 1.14. Comparison 1 Low glycaemic index versus high glycaemic index, Outcome 14 I adhered well to the dietary instructions.
[Analysis 1.15]
Analysis 1.15. Comparison 1 Low glycaemic index versus high glycaemic index, Outcome 15 Birth centile.
[Analysis 1.16]
Analysis 1.16. Comparison 1 Low glycaemic index versus high glycaemic index, Outcome 16 5 min Apgar score <7.
[Analysis 1.17]
Analysis 1.17. Comparison 1 Low glycaemic index versus high glycaemic index, Outcome 17 5 min Apgar score <4.
[Analysis 2.1]
Analysis 2.1. Comparison 2 High fibre diet versus normal dietary advice, Outcome 1 Birthweight centile.
[Analysis 2.2]
Analysis 2.2. Comparison 2 High fibre diet versus normal dietary advice, Outcome 2 Mean oral glucose tolerance test plasma glucose (35 weeks).