AWM: Postpartum Individuals (2020-21)

Author and Year:
Rollo et al 2020
PubMed ID:
Article Title:
The feasibility and preliminary efficacy of an ehealth lifestyle program in women with recent gestational diabetes mellitus: a pilot study
Rollo ME, Baldwin JN, Hutchesson M, Aguiar EJ, Wynne K, Young A, Callister R, Haslam R, Collins CE.
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
Year of publication:
Page numbers:
Study Design:
Randomized Controlled Trial
Risk of Bias Assessment Rating:
High risk
Inclusion Criteria:
Included participants were women aged 18–45 years who had been diagnosed with GDM in the past 24 months, were greater than 3 months postpartum, and with overweight or obesity (body mass index (BMI) 25–50 kg/m2.
Exclusion Criteria:
Exclusion criteria were currently pregnant or trying to fall pregnant (includes women who became pregnant during the course of the study), no medical clearance to exercise, medical condition or injury that could be exacerbated by exercise, diagnosed with type 1 or type 2 diabetes mellitus, home internet download/upload speed <0.3 Mbps, screening questionnaire not completed and unable to attend assessment sessions.
Research Purpose:
The aim of this pilot study was to evaluate the feasibility of the "Body Balance Beyond" eHealth intervention in women with recent GDM, with a view to informing a larger randomized controlled trial.
Blinding efforts:
Assessors were blinded to group allocation
Study Location:
New South Wales, Australia
Source(s) of Funding:
Please specify names of funders:
Diabetes Australia Research Program, Hunter Medical Research Institute