Efficacy of lifestyle interventions in reducing diabetes incidence in patients with impaired glucose tolerance: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials

@article{Yoon2012EfficacyOL,
  title={Efficacy of lifestyle interventions in reducing diabetes incidence in patients with impaired glucose tolerance: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials},
  author={U. Yoon and L. Kwok and Athanasios Magkidis},
  journal={BMC Proceedings},
  year={2012},
  volume={6},
  pages={P28 - P28}
}
Background Every year over 3.8 million people are dying of diabetes and its complications. Lifestyle intervention was suggested to have beneficial effects in preventing and reducing diabetes incidence. Especially interventions in patients with impaired glucose tolerance (IGT), who belong to a high risk group in developing diabetes, are supposed to be very effective. According to the evidence heirarchy, a 1a level of evidence is missing and therefore a systematic review verifying the efficacy of… Expand
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