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Metformin in Gestational Diabetes

The Offspring Follow-up (MiG TOFU)

Body Composition and Metabolic Outcomes at 7–9 Years of Age

Rowan, Janet A.; Rush, Elaine C.; Plank, Lindsay D.; Lu, Jun; Obolonkin, Victor; Coat, Suzette; Hague, William M.

Obstetrical & Gynecological Survey: October 2018 - Volume 73 - Issue 10 - p 565–567
doi: 10.1097/01.ogx.0000547170.99000.49

(Abstracted from BMJ Open Diabetes Res Care 2018;6:e000456)

This study was a follow-up study to the prospective randomized controlled trial comparing metformin versus insulin. In particular, it compared the body composition and metabolic outcomes at 7 to 9 years of children born to women with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) randomized to metformin (±insulin) or insulin treatment during pregnancy.

Department of Obstetrics, National Women's Health at Auckland City Hospital (J.A.R.); Faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences, Auckland University of Technology (E.C.R., J.L., V.O.); Department of Surgery, University of Auckland (L.D.P.), Auckland, New Zealand; Robinson Research Institute, University of Adelaide (S.C., W.M.H.); and Department of Obstetrics, Women's and Children's Hospital (W.M.H.), Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

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