Efficacy of lifestyle interventions in patients with type 2 diabetes: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

@article{Huang2016EfficacyOL,
  title={Efficacy of lifestyle interventions in patients with type 2 diabetes: A systematic review and meta-analysis.},
  author={Xiao-li Huang and Jian-hua Pan and Dan Chen and Jing Chen and Fang Chen and Tao-Tao Hu},
  journal={European journal of internal medicine},
  year={2016},
  volume={27},
  pages={37-47}
}
BACKGROUND The current meta-analysis evaluated the outcomes of various lifestyle interventions, including diet modifications (DIET), physical activity (PA), and patient education (EDU) in reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease in patients with type 2 diabetes. METHODS Randomized clinical trials comparing lifestyle intervention with "usual care" (control) in type 2 diabetes patients were hand-searched from medical databases by two independent reviewers using the terms "diabetes… CONTINUE READING