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Gestational Diabetes

GDM: Distribution of Meals and Snacks (2016)

  • Intervention
    In women with GDM, what impact does the distribution of meals and snacks have on fetal/neonatal and maternal outcomes?
    • Conclusion
      No evidence was identified to evaluate the impact of the distribution of meals and snacks on glycemic control, maternal weight gain, fetal growth or birth weight and adverse fetal or neonatal and maternal outcomes in women with GDM.
    • Grade: V
      • Grade I means there is Good/Strong evidence supporting the statement;
      • Grade II is Fair;
      • Grade III is Limited/Weak;
      • Grade IV is Expert Opinion Only;
      • Grade V is Not Assignable.
      • High (A) means we are very confident that the true effect lies close to that of the estimate of the effect;
      • Moderate (B) means we are moderately confident in the effect estimate;
      • Low (C) means our confidence in the effect estimate is limited;
      • Very Low (D) means we have very little confidence in the effect estimate.
      • Ungraded means a grade is not assignable.
    • Search Plan and Results: GDM: Carbohydrate 2014