TITLE

Defining Diagnosis and Management of Prediabetes

PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
Travel Medicine Advisor;Sep2008 Supplement, Vol. 18, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports on a consensus statement on the diagnosis and management of prediabetes issued by the American College of Endocrinology in 2008. The guideline was prompted by evidence that complications of diabetes begin early in the progression from normal glucose tolerance to frank diabetes. It recommends intensive lifestyle management for pre-diabetes patients, including weight reduction, regular moderate-intensity physical activity and a diet low in total saturated fat and transfatty acids.
ACCESSION #
34590266

 

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