The effect of a diabetes prevention program on dietary quality in women with previous gestational diabetes
Sharleen O'Reilly, Vincent Versace, Mohammadreza Mohebbi, Siew Lim, Edward Janus, James Dunbar
BMC WOMENS HEALTH | BMC | Published : 2019
BACKGROUND: Women with gestational diabetes have low diet quality. We evaluated the effectiveness of a group-based lifestyle modification program for improvement of dietary quality in women with previous gestational diabetes predominantly within their first postnatal year. METHODS: Women were randomised to intervention (n = 284) or usual care (n = 289). Dietary data was collected at baseline and twelve months using a food frequency questionnaire and recoded into the Australian Recommended Food Score (ARFS). Mixed model analyses investigated the intervention effect on ARFS (per-protocol-set (PPS) excluded women without the minimum intervention exposure). RESULTS: Baseline mean total ARFS was ..View full abstract
Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council
This research was funded by National Health and Medical Research Council, grant number 533956. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.