Table 1

Baseline characteristics of subjects (Mean±SD)
Characteristic LGI CHDR P1 Value
Age (y) 30.9±4.3 31.5±4.5 0.999
No. of Pregnancies* 2±2 2±1 0.245
No. of GDM Pregnancies* 1±0 1±1 0.891
Parity* 2±2 2±2 0.671
Duration since Last GDM delivery (mo)* 6±3 5±2 0.246
Weight (kg) 65.3±11.5 64.6±12.5 0.794
BMI (kg/m2) 26.4±4.6 26.3±4.6 0.952
% subjects with BMI>23 (Overweight) 74.4 71.1 0.802
% subjects with BMI>25 59 63.2 0.816
% subjects with BMI>27.5 (Obese) 38.5 47.5 0.494
% subjects breast feeding 10.3 21.1 0.420
Waist Circumference (cm) 83.2±8.5 82.7±9.6 0.789
Waist: Hip Ratio 0.81±0.06 0.80±0.05 0.608
Fasting blood glucose(mmol/L) 4.7±0.54 4.8±0.53 0.405
2 h post 75 g OGTT blood glucose (mmol/L) 6.8±1.6 6.2±1.4 0.067

Legend: LGI Low GI Group, CHDR Conventional healthy Dietary Recommendation Group.

*Expressed as median±interquartile range, P1 Value: test between groups.

Shyam et al.

Shyam et al. Nutrition Journal 2013 12:68   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-12-68

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