A lifestyle intervention or metformin prevented or delayed the onset of type 2 diabetes in persons at risk
- Experts recommend two-pronged approach to treating prediabetes. Kalvaitis, Katie; Portnoy, Stephanie // Endocrine Today;Oct2010, Vol. 8 Issue 10, p1
The article discusses the importance of lifestyle modification of diet and exercise and screening for prediabetes in individuals as recommended therapeutic approaches for prediabetes.
- NEED TO KNOW DIABETES. Sharp, Patrick // Pulse;6/25/2008, Vol. 68 Issue 23, p28
The article presents questions and answers related to diabetes, including queries on lifestyle measures, new therapies, and insulin doses.
- Pro-Active Call Center Treatment Support (PACCTS) to Improve Glucose Control in Type 2 Diabetes. Young, Robert J.; Taylor, Jean; Friede, Tim; Hollis, Sally; Mason, James M.; Lee, Pauline; Burns, Edna; Long, Andrew F.; Gambling, Tina; New, John P.; Gibson, J. Martin // Diabetes Care;Feb2005, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p278
OBJECTIVE -- To determine whether Pro-Active Call Center Treatment Support (PACCTS), using trained nonmedical telephonists supported by specially designed software and a diabetes nurse, can effectively improve glycemic control in type 2 diabetes. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS -- A randomized...
- Healthy Lifestyle Beats Drugs in Diabetes Prevention. // Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter;Mar2002, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p2
Discusses research by scientists in the Diabetes Prevention Program Group, that life style measures may be better than drugs for lessening the occurrence of diabetes.
- Healthy lifestyle factors reduce risk of diabetes. // Research Review (International Council on Active Aging);9/7/2011, Vol. 11 Issue 32, p1
The article reports that persons with the best lifestyle factors are about 80 percent less likely to develop diabetes than those with the worst lifestyle factors based on a study of 114,996 men and 92,483 women, ages 50-71 years.
- Change. Schreiner, Barb; Gergely, Marianne // Diabetes in the News;Mar/Apr94, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p9
Describes the various chronological phases in a diabetic's life and concurrent changes in lifestyle and attitude. Continuing importance of diabetes management; Stage and approach; Late teens to 20s; 20s to 30s; 30's to 40's; 40's to 50's; 50's to 60's.
- Experts Tell How Lifestyle Changes Can Help People Overcome Diabetes. // Jet;10/15/2001, Vol. 100 Issue 18, p22
Gives advice on how to make lifestyle changes after being diagnosed with diabetes, including eating properly, exercising and taking medication.
- Prevention of type 2 diabetes by exercise intervention. Hu, G.; Lindstrom, J.; Tuomilehto, J. // Current Medical Literature: Diabetes;2003, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p91
Studies the prevention of type 2 diabetes by exercise intervention. Relative risk of type 2 diabetes according to different levels of occupational, commuting and leisure time physical activity; Association between changes in lifestyle and risk of type 2 diabetes.
- Exercise Prescription in Patients with Diabetes Type 2. Alireza, Esteghamati; Mohammad, Hassabi; Farzin, Halabchi; Michael, Bagheri // Iranian Journal of Diabetes & Lipid Disorders;2008, Vol. 8, p1
Sedentary life style is considered as a main risk factor for DM-II. The role of regular exercise is appreciated in both primary prevention and treatment. Diabetic people can benefit from physical activity in order to have a better control on blood glucose level, lipid profile, body weight, and...