30 June 2010

Community-Based Diabetes Prevention Program Promising: Study

Model works as well as individual counseling, researchers say

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After 12 months, those in the lifestyle intervention group lost an average of 7.3 percent of body weight and reduced their blood glucose levels by an average of more than 4 mg/dl (from 105.8 to 101.2 mg/dl), compared with an average weight loss of 1.3 percent and an average glucose level reduction of less than 2 mg/dl among those in the control group.


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