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Abstract

This prospective cohort study suggests that adherence to a low risk lifestyle before pregnancy is associated with a low risk of gestational diabetes and could be an effective strategy for the prevention of gestational diabetes.

Key Findings

  • Adherence to a low risk lifestyle before pregnancy is associated with a low risk of gestational diabetes and could be an effective strategy for the prevention of gestational diabetes.

Citation

  • Zhang C, Tobias DK, Chavarro JE, Bao W, Wang D, Ley SH, Hu FB. Adherence to healthy lifestyle and risk of gestational diabetes mellitus: prospective cohort study. BMJ. 2014 Sep 30;349:g5450. PMID: 25269649; PMCID: PMC4180295.

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Research Details

  • Research Center: Boston
  • Center Contribution: Drs. Jorge Chavarro and Dr. Frank Hu, serve as authors on this paper and are members of the Boston NORC Epidemiology and Genetics Core.

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