Metformin yields better outcomes than insulin in gestational diabetes

08/18/2013 | PhysiciansBriefing.com

Women with gestational diabetes who received metformin had lower mean glucose levels and neonatal hypoglycemia rates compared with those who were treated with insulin, a Brazilian study showed, but about 26% required supplemental insulin therapy. Women in the metformin group also had less weight gain than the insulin group, researchers reported in the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology.

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