An Exercise Intervention to Prevent Recurrent Gestational Diabetes

The project entitled “An Exercise Intervention to Prevent Recurrent Gestational Diabetes” has the primary goals to investigate the effects of a motivationally-tailored, individually targeted 12-wk physical activity intervention on 1) risk of recurrent Gestational Diabetes Mellitus, 2) serum biomarkers associated with insulin resistance, 3) and the adoption and maintenance of exercise during pregnancy is funded by the National Institutes of Health and being conducted in Springfield.

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Program identifies community participants.

Program Start (and End Dates): 

December 31, 2006 to December 31, 2012

Partner(s): 

Baystate Medical Center
Springfield, MA 01199
United States

Program Director: 

Lisa Chasan-Taber

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Program Contact: 

Megan Ward Harvey

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UNIT: Colleges, Schools, Departments, Centers, and Institutes: 

School of Public Health and Health Sciences/Epidemiology

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