Long-Term Benefits From Lifestyle Interventions for Type 2 Diabetes Prevention

May 2011
Diabetes Care;May2011 Supplement 2, Vol. 34, pS210
Academic Journal
The article evaluates the association of several lifestyle factors with the risk of new-onset type 2 diabetes. These include physical activity level, dietary habits, smoking habits, alcohol use and adiposity measures. In the Finnish Diabetes Prevention Study (DPS), consideration of multiple factors instead of one factor for the prevention of type 2 diabetes was demonstrated. The predefined lifestyle targets in the study include weight loss, intake of fat energy, intake of saturated fats, increase of dietary fiber and increase of physical activity.


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