Exercise Doesn't Prevent Pregnancy-Related Diabetes, Norwegian University of Science and Technology Study

Published: Dec 29, 2011

Pregnant women who exercised regularly during the second half of their pregnancies did not lower their odds of developing pregnancy-related diabetes in a new clinical trial. Researchers in Norway found that when they randomly assigned 855 pregnant women to either exercise three times a week or to stick with regular prenatal care alone, the exercisers were no less likely to develop gestational diabetes.

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