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International Journal of Reproductive Medicine
Volume 2016, Article ID 3480629, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/3480629
Clinical Study

Could Metformin Manage Gestational Diabetes Mellitus instead of Insulin?

Obstetrics and Gynecology Department, Faculty of Medicine, Zagazig University, Zagazig 44519, Egypt

Received 9 April 2016; Revised 19 June 2016; Accepted 12 July 2016

Academic Editor: Samir Hamamah

Copyright © 2016 Hend S. Saleh et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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