HAPO Study Methodology In approximately the 28th Weeks of gestation , three blood samples pregnant woman pregnant woman , a sample taken an hour after drinking 75 grams of glucose and another sample taken a second hour later. Otherwise, pregnancies ran and then results were observed and tabulated. At delivery.
Ultimately, 23,325 women completed the study. HAPO had developing a basic epidemiological study to clarify unanswered questions on the association of various levels of glucose intolerance during the third trimester of pregnancy and risk of adverse outcomes.. The Hyperglycemia and Adverse Pregnancy Outcome Study was a seven-year international study, including some 25,000 pregnant women recruited in 15 centers in 9 countries in order to achieve a major advance in knowledge of blood sugar levels during pregnancy, mother that instead of, fetus and newborn with an increased risk of adverse outcomes.Despite health care sector interventions such as vaccinations and malaria control had potentially important driver, efforts to outside the health sector – such of agricultural for food security and nutrition, villagers and measures of reducing barriers to entry as the abolition of tariffs and the modernization of roads, transport and communication, and fundamental improvements in to water supply and sanitation – likely wore to the reported improvement child survival. .