Probiotic Supplements in Gestational Diabetes Mellitus: Study Protocol for a Placebo-Controlled Randomized Clinical Trial

  • Neda Dolatkhah
  • Majid Hajifaraji
  • Fatemeh Abbasalizadeh
  • Naser Aghamohammadzadeh
  • Yadollah Mehrabi
  • Mehran Mesgari Abbasi
Keywords: probiotics, gestational diabetes mellitus, nutrition, randomized clinical trial, Inflammatory indices, Glucose metabolism, oxidative stress, QUICKI index, TNF-α, Erythrocyte Glutathione peroxidase, Glutathione Reductase, HOMA-IR


A randomized clinical trial is reported in present protocol aiming to investigate the effect of a probiotic supplement capsule containing four bacterial strains in comparison compared with placebo on improving glucose metabolism as well as inflammation and oxidative stress biomarkers among women with newly diagnosed gestational diabetes mellitus.

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