Paulina W.A. Vermunt

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BACKGROUND Several trials have shown the potential of lifestyle intervention programmes for prevention of type 2 diabetes. The effectiveness of implementation of these programmes into daily practice is now being studied in several countries. The 'Active Prevention in High Risk individuals of Diabetes Type 2 in Eindhoven' (APHRODITE) study investigates(More)
AIMS To determine the effectiveness of a 2.5-year lifestyle intervention for Type 2 diabetes prevention in Dutch general practice compared with usual care. METHODS A randomized controlled trial of 925 individuals at high risk for Type 2 diabetes (FINDRISC-score ≥ 13) in 14 general practices in the Netherlands. Intervention consisted of lifestyle(More)
OBJECTIVE To study the overall effect of the Active Prevention in High-Risk Individuals of Diabetes Type 2 in and Around Eindhoven (APHRODITE) lifestyle intervention on type 2 diabetes risk reduction in Dutch primary care after 0.5 and 1.5 years and to evaluate the variability between general practices. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS Individuals at high risk(More)
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