Preventing type 2 diabetes in communities across the U.S.: the National Diabetes Prevention Program.

@article{Albright2013PreventingT2,
  title={Preventing type 2 diabetes in communities across the U.S.: the National Diabetes Prevention Program.},
  author={Ann L. Albright and Edward W Gregg},
  journal={American journal of preventive medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={44 4 Suppl 4},
  pages={S346-51}
}
There are as many as 79 million people in the U.S. with prediabetes, and their risk of developing type 2 diabetes is four to 12 times higher than it is for people with normal glucose tolerance. Although advances in diabetes treatment are still needed, there is a critical need to implement effective strategies to stem the current and projected growth in new cases of type 2 diabetes. RCTs and translation studies have demonstrated that type 2 diabetes can be prevented or delayed in those at high… CONTINUE READING
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