790: The impact of Video based activity platform on management of Gestational Diabetes, a randomized controlled trial Academic Article uri icon

abstract

  • Objective Exercise and dietary modification are the initial interventions in the management of Gestational Diabetes (GDM) but physical activity is difficult to maintain. We examined the benefit of a Video Based Activity (VBA) platform in the management of GDM Study Design We performed a randomized controlled trial of women newly diagnosed with GDM according to the 2008 CDA criteria. Women were randomized into either 1) Routine management+ video based activities (2) routine management (control). Women in both groups received a pedometer to track overall activity. The primary outcomes were 1) need for medical management of diabetes and 2) mean glucose levels at 1 and 2 weeks post randomization. Results 138 women underwent randomization 62 to VBA and 76 to control. 8 women dropped out of the study after randomization (3 control, 5 VBA) and were not included in …

publication date

  • January 1, 2018