International Journal of Endocrinology / 2012 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

Low Glycemic Index Carbohydrates versus All Types of Carbohydrates for Treating Diabetes in Pregnancy: A Randomized Clinical Trial to Evaluate the Effect of Glycemic Control

Table 4

Proportion of women who achieved glycemic goals in capillary blood before and after the intervention in both groups.

Group 1 (All types of CHO) ( )Group 2 (Low GI CHO) ( )
Baseline (%)Final (%) valueaBaseline (%)Final (%) valuea

Fasting (mg/dL)59.590.50.13949.181.80.078
2 h-postprandial breakfast (mg/dL) 78.688.10.28183.692.70.121
Preprandial lunch (mg/dL)61.977.80.06379.680.60.693
2 h-postprandial lunch (mg/dL)52.461.90.03164.870.40.035
Preprandial dinner (mg/dL)42.957.10.08750.057.40.001
2 h-postprandial dinner (mg/dL)78.683.30.61466.777.80.037

Within-group difference in the proportion of women analyzed with chi-square test.