National type 2 diabetes prevention programme in Finland: FIN-D2D.

  title={National type 2 diabetes prevention programme in Finland: FIN-D2D.},
  author={Timo E. Saaristo and Markku Peltonen and Sirkka Kein{\"a}nen-Kiukaanniemi and Mauno Vanhala and Juha T Saltevo and Leo Niskanen and Heikki H. Oksa and Eeva A.-L. Korpi-Hy{\"o}v{\"a}lti and Jaakko Tuomilehto},
  journal={International journal of circumpolar health},
  volume={66 2},
OBJECTIVES Current evidence shows that type 2 diabetes (T2D) can be prevented by life-style changes and medication. To meet the menacing diabetes epidemic, there is an urgent need to translate the scientific evidence regarding prevention of T2D into daily clinical practice and public health. In Finland, a national programme for the prevention of T2D has been launched. The programme comprises 3 concurrent strategies for prevention: the population strategy, the high-risk strategy and the strategy… CONTINUE READING

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