Master of Science
Department of Public Health and Nutrition
Neilsen, Ruth, Gestational diabetes: weight control and dietary intake after pregnancy, Master of Science thesis, Department of Public Health and Nutrition, University of Wollongong, 1992. http://ro.uow.edu.au/theses/2674
This study investigated the weight control and dietary intake after pregnancy of a sample of 22 women diagnosed with gestational diabetes mellitus two to five and a half years previously who had not developed subsequent noninsulin- dependent diabetes mellitus. Each participant was asked to complete a 3-day food diary from which nutrient intakes were calculated for energy, protein, fat and carbohydrate. Current height and weight measurements and an estimate of pre-pregnancy weight were obtained.