Individual Study / ROLO

Randomized cOntrol trial of LOw glycaemic index diet to prevent the recurrence of macrosomia

Randomized cOntrol trial of LOw glycaemic index diet to prevent the recurrence of macrosomia

Initiatives -
To determine if a low glycaemic index diet in pregnancy could reduce the incidence of macrosomia in an at risk group. *Note: All published information has been collected from the article referenced in the Marker Paper box/Supplementary Information below. Therefore, there may be variations with more advanced versions of the study.*
Start Year
2007
End Year
2011
Funding
This trial was funded by the Health Research Board of Ireland, with additional financial support from the National Maternity Hospital Medical Fund.
Supplementary Information
http://www.isrctn.com/ISRCTN54392969

Members

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Investigators Contacts
  • Prof. Fionnuala McAuliffe
    National Maternity Hospital Dublin
  • Dr. Jennifer Walsh
    University College Dublin, National Maternity Hospital

Design

Study design
Clinical trial cohort
Follow Up
5‐year follow‐up (ROLO Kids study)

Marker Paper

Walsh JM, McGowan CA, Mahony R, Foley ME, McAuliffe FM. Low glycaemic index diet in pregnancy to prevent macrosomia (ROLO study): randomised control trial. BMJ. 2012 Aug 30;345:e5605. doi: 10.1136/bmj.e5605.

PUBMED 22936795

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
800
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Secundigravid women who had previously delivered an infant that was macrosomic (>4kg)

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other