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Reduction in the incidence of type 2 diabetes with lifestyle intervention or metformin

The New England Journal of Medicine

Feb 7, 2002

William C KnowlerDiabetes Prevention Program Research Group

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Type 2 diabetes affects approximately 8 percent of adults in the United States. Some risk factors--elevated plasma glucose concentrations in the fasting state and after an oral glucose load, overweight, and a sedentary lifestyle--are potentially reversible. We hypothesized that modifyin...read more

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Life Style Induced Illness
Double-Blind Method
Energy Intake
Glucophage
Plasma Glucose Measurement
Diabetes Mellitus, Non-Insulin-Dependent
Exercise, Isometric
Patient Non-Compliance
Body Mass Index Procedure
Blood Glucose
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Reduction in the incidence of type 2 diabetes with lifestyle intervention or metformin

The New England Journal of Medicine

Feb 7, 2002

William C KnowlerDiabetes Prevention Program Research Group

PMID: 11832527

DOI: 10.1056/nejmoa012512

Abstract

Type 2 diabetes affects approximately 8 percent of adults in the United States. Some risk factors--elevated plasma glucose concentrations in the fasting state and after an oral glucose load, overweight, and a sedentary lifestyle--are potentially reversible. We hypothesized that modifyin...read more

Mentioned in this Paper

Life Style Induced Illness
Double-Blind Method
Energy Intake
Glucophage
Plasma Glucose Measurement
496
127
36
4277
5

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