World J Clin Cases 2021 Jan;9(3):565-572
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Shanxi Bethune Hospital, Shanxi Medical University, Taiyuan 030032, Shanxi Province, China.
Background: Inositol is a hexa-carbon polyol, a naturally soluble vitamin, often found in various foods.
Aim: To discuss the impact of different stereoisomers of inositol on insulin sensitivity of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) patients.
Methods: Eighty GDM pregnant women were divided into four groups according to their treatment received: A group (placebo folic acid 400 μg/d), B group [myo-inositol (MI) 1500 mg, twice a day], C group [D-chiro-inositol (DCI) 250 mg, twice a day], and D group (inositol MI and inositol DCI 1500 mg/250 mg, twice a day). Read More