Change of body weight and lifestyle of persons at risk for diabetes after screening and counselling in pharmacies

@article{Botomino2007ChangeOB,
  title={Change of body weight and lifestyle of persons at risk for diabetes after screening and counselling in pharmacies},
  author={Andrea Botomino and Rudolf Bruppacher and Stephan Kr{\"a}henb{\"u}hl and Kurt E Hersberger},
  journal={Pharmacy World & Science},
  year={2007},
  volume={30},
  pages={222-226}
}
Objective To investigate the effects of pharmacy based counselling on changes in lifestyle and body weight. Methods Three months after screening a stratified sample of 3,800 randomly chosen overweight persons were addressed with questionnaires. Half a year and 1 year later the assessment was repeated. Standard counselling (SC; non-specific recommendations towards lifestyle), intensive counselling (IC; additional advice to reduce body weight) and counselling for persons at high risk for type 2… CONTINUE READING

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