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

  1. Amanda J Eames1,*,
  2. Rosalie M Grivell1,
  3. Andrea R Deussen1,
  4. William Hague2,
  5. Jodie M Dodd3

Editorial Group: Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group

Published Online: 18 JUN 2013

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010564


How to Cite

Eames AJ, Grivell RM, Deussen AR, Hague W, Dodd JM. Metformin for women who are obese during pregnancy for improving maternal and infant outcomes (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 6. Art. No.: CD010564. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010564.

Author Information

  1. 1

    The University of Adelaide, Women's and Children's Hospital, Discipline of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Adelaide, Australia

  2. 2

    Women's and Children's Hospital, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

  3. 3

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

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 18 JUN 2013

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Abstract

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  2. 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.