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

Franco, Laercio J.
November 2007
ACP Journal Club;Nov/Dec2007, Vol. 147 Issue 3, p68
Academic Journal
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.


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