Exercise bike improves glucose levels in GDM

The study in 40 women diagnosed with GDM compared conventional management with a supervised exercise bike program of five sessions per week.

It found that overall postprandial glucose concentrations were significantly lower in the exercise versus conventional care group, despite the intervention group eating more carbohydrate.

However, no differences were observed between the two groups in HbA1c or glucose response on the oral glucose tolerance test at the end of the study at 34