TITLE

COMMENTARY: A portion-control plate was effective for weight loss in obese patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus

AUTHOR(S)
Franco, Laercio J.
PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;Nov/Dec2007, Vol. 147 Issue 3, p68
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects upon the findings of a study showing the effectiveness of portion-control (PC) plate for weight loss in obese type 2 diabetes mellitus patients. He comments that the procedural differences in the study of the groups, affected patients' behavior and the study's results. He argues that the patients using PC plates were more motivated and given more attention than the other groups. He suggests further analysis on the adherence levels of insulin and non insulin taking groups.
ACCESSION #
28019875

 

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