Effect of an Intensive Lifestyle Intervention on Glycemic Control in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes

September 18, 2017

Source: JAMA

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Date of publication: August 17

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: To test whether an intensive lifestyle intervention results in equivalent glycemic control compared with standard care and, secondarily, leads to a reduction in glucose-lowering medication in participants with type 2 diabetes.

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Lifestyle Interventions to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

January 15, 2016

Source: Journal of Diabetes Research

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Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: Lifestyle interventions for the prevention of type 2 diabetes are cost-effective. Such interventions should be promoted as an investment in the fight against diabetes.


Long-term Effects of a Lifestyle Intervention on Weight and Cardiovascular Risk Factors

October 7, 2010

Source: Arch Intern Med. 2010;170(17):1566-1575

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Date of publication:  Sept 2010

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: The Look AHEAD (Action for Health in Diabetes) trial is a 4 year, multicenter randomised clinical trial examining the effects of lifestyle intervention on changes in weight, fitness, and CVD risk factors.  This article reports that an intensive lifestyle intervention can produce sustained weight loss and improvements in fitness, glycemic control, and CVD risk factors in individuals with type 2 diabetes.

Length of publication:  10 pages
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Type 2 diabetes – time to change our approach

July 7, 2010

Source: The Lancet, Volume 375, Issue 9733, Page 2193, 26 June 2010

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Date of publication: Jun 2010

Publication type: Editorial (Online)

In a nutshell: This editorial (from a special issue on diabetes) highlights the lack of research on lifestyle interventions to prevent or reverse diabetes.

Length of publication: 1 page