Resistance Exercise Improves Sugar Levels in Gestational DM

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Women with gestational diabetes ... who perform resistance exercises during pregnancy may have better capillary glycemic levels and be less likely to require insulin coverage ...

... The researchers found that seven of the 32 women in the exercise group required insulin compared to 18 of the 32 women in the control group. In addition, a greater proportion of those in the exercise group remained within the proposed target glucose range. There were no cases of post-exercise hypoglycemia. The two groups had no significant difference in body mass index, pregnancy weight gain, gestational age, or number of cesarean sections ...

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