TITLE

Why the Look AHEAD study results should not be a surprise

AUTHOR(S)
Sattar, Naveed
PUB. DATE
December 2013
SOURCE
Diabetes Digest;2013, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p179
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents results from the Look Attention for Health in Diabetes (AHEAD) of over 2500 individuals with diabetes. The study shows that the intervention group had more than 8.6% weight loss compared to the usual care group of 0.7%. The Look AHEAD results affirm an emerging paradigm in which to aim glycaemic control to prevent cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a weaker method when set against attaining blood pressure and cholesterol goals.
ACCESSION #
93451068

 

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