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BACKGROUND The number of patients with type 2 diabetes is drastically increasing worldwide. It is a serious health problem in Japan as well. Lifestyle interventions can reduce progression from impaired glucose tolerance to type 2 diabetes, and glycemic control has been shown to improve postprandial plasma glucose levels. Moreover, several studies have(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the validity and reproducibility of a self-administered FFQ with eighty-two food items (FFQW82) for assessing the habitual diet in female adolescents. DESIGN The validity of the FFQW82 for assessment of nutrient intake was evaluated by comparison with a 7 d weighed food record (7d-FRRI) reported as 'gold standard'. Reproducibility of(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the validity and reproducibility of a food frequency questionnaire with 82-food items (FFQW82) for nutrition education to modify eating habits. METHODS The validity of nutrient intake assessed by FFQW82 was evaluated with seven-day diet records (7d-DR) as the gold standard, with questionnaire being administered twice with a one month(More)
BACKGROUND The prevalence of type 2 diabetes is rising worldwide, as has been the global mean fasting plasma glucose level. This study aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of a structured individual-based lifestyle education (SILE) program to reduce the hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) level in type 2 diabetes patients delivered by registered dietitians in primary(More)
In this study, we aimed to assess the effectiveness of a school-based home-collaborative lifestyle education program for adolescents (PADOK) in reducing poor subjective psychosomatic symptoms (SPS). The study was designed as a two-armed parallel cluster randomised controlled trial and the study population comprised adolescent students (aged 12-14 years, n =(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the effectiveness of a personal support lifestyle education programme (PSMetS) for reducing risk factors in individuals with metabolic syndrome (MetS). DESIGN A two-arm randomised controlled trial. SETTING Companies in metropolitan Tokyo, Japan. SUBJECTS Male workers with diagnosed MetS or a high risk for MetS according to the(More)
OBJECTIVES This study aimed to examine the association between subjective symptoms and lifestyle habits among junior high school students by using a cross-sectional survey. METHODS The survey was conducted during May-November 2012. The study subjects were 1229 adolescents (527 boys and 702 girls, age 12-13 years) from 10 junior high schools in Kumamoto(More)
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