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Paul Franks

Paul Franks

Principal investigator

Paul Franks

Design of lifestyle intervention trials to prevent excessive gestational weight gain in women with overweight or obesity.

Author

  • Rebecca G Clifton
  • Mary Evans
  • Alison G Cahill
  • Paul Franks
  • Dympna Gallagher
  • Suzanne Phelan
  • Jeremy Pomeroy
  • Leanne M Redman
  • Linda Van Horn

Summary, in English

The Lifestyle Interventions for Expectant Moms (LIFE-Moms) Consortium is designed to determine, in pregnant women with overweight or obesity, whether various behavioral and lifestyle interventions reduce excessive gestational weight gain (GWG) and subsequent adverse maternal and neonatal outcomes and obesity in offspring. The design and planning process of the LIFE-Moms Consortium is described.

Department/s

  • Genomics, Diabetes and Endocrinology
  • Genetic and Molecular Epidemiology
  • EXODIAB: Excellence in Diabetes Research in Sweden
  • EpiHealth: Epidemiology for Health

Publishing year

2016

Language

English

Pages

305-313

Publication/Series

Obesity

Volume

24

Issue

2

Document type

Journal article

Publisher

Nature Publishing Group

Topic

  • Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine

Status

Published

Research group

  • Genomics, Diabetes and Endocrinology
  • Genetic and Molecular Epidemiology

ISBN/ISSN/Other

  • ISSN: 1930-739X