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Table 2 Extracted items from the review of the literature to design a questionnaire on “quality of life of mothers with gestational diabetes mellitus”

From: Quality of life questionnaire for women with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDMQ-36): development and psychometric properties

I prefer to eat something I shouldn’t, rather than tell someone that I have diabetes [26]
I’m worried about whether I will miss work [26]
I feel diabetes limits my career [26]
I feel satisfied with my blood glucose control [28]
Recording your blood glucose levels in your chart/diabetes diary when your health care personnel
asks you to [30]
I adjust insulin dose based on my blood glucose [30]
My diet is repetitious and not diversified [38]
Gestational diabetes has caused me not to enjoy my pregnancy [39]
I feel that my pregnancy is an abnormal pregnancy [40]