Funding for this research was provided by:
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (OPP1107597)
Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico (401636/2013-5)
Received: 27 November 2018
Accepted: 13 August 2019
First Online: 24 August 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Since this is a systematic review protocol, no ethics committee approval is necessary. This protocol was registered in the International Prospective Register of Systematic Reviews (PROSPERO) database, under number CRD42018100175.
: Not applicable.
: IMPC gives speeches in conferences and publishes articles on gestational diabetes mellitus. BFN, DFBL, RTS, JM, JGC, and IMPC are developing original studies on metabolomics and pregnancy-related disorders, including gestational diabetes mellitus.