Metformin for women who are obese during pregnancy for improving maternal and infant outcomes

  • Protocol
  • Intervention

Authors

  • Amanda J Eames,

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    1. The University of Adelaide, Women's and Children's Hospital, Discipline of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Adelaide, Australia
    • Amanda J Eames, Discipline of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, The University of Adelaide, Women's and Children's Hospital, 72 King William Road, Adelaide, 5006, Australia. ajeames@yahoo.com.au.

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  • Rosalie M Grivell,

    1. The University of Adelaide, Women's and Children's Hospital, Discipline of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Adelaide, Australia
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  • Andrea R Deussen,

    1. The University of Adelaide, Women's and Children's Hospital, Discipline of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Adelaide, Australia
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  • William Hague,

    1. Women's and Children's Hospital, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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  • Jodie M Dodd

    1. The University of Adelaide, School of Paediatrics and Reproductive Health, Discipline of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

To evaluate the role of metformin in improving insulin sensitivity and limiting gestational weight gain in obese pregnant women, on maternal and infant outcomes.