Exercise may improve fetal, maternal health with gestational diabetes

02/7/2013 | Diabetes.co.uk (U.K.)

Regular moderate-intensity exercise may help boost fetal and maternal health in pregnant women with gestational diabetes mellitus, a study in the British Journal of Sports Medicine found. Patients in the exercise group also had a lower risk of macrosomia and were less likely than the control group to need an acute or elective cesarean delivery, researchers noted.

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