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A complex intervention to improve pregnancy outcome in obese women; the UPBEAT randomised controlled trial

Robson, Stephen


Background: Despite the widespread recognition that obesity in pregnant women is associated with adverse outcomes for mother and child, there is no intervention proven to reduce the risk of these complications. The primary aim of this randomised controlled trial is to assess in obese pregnant women, whether a complex behavioural intervention, based on changing diet (to foods with a lower glycemic index) and physical activity, will reduce the risk of gestational diabetes (GDM) and delivery of a...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2393-14-74
Access Rights: Open Access


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