Prevention of type 2 diabetes in a primary health care setting. Interim results from the Greater Green Triangle (GGT) Diabetes Prevention Project.

@article{Kilkkinen2007PreventionOT,
  title={Prevention of type 2 diabetes in a primary health care setting. Interim results from the Greater Green Triangle (GGT) Diabetes Prevention Project.},
  author={Annamari Kilkkinen and Sami Heistaro and Tiina E. Laatikainen and Edward Janus and Anna Nicola Chapman and Pilvikki Absetz and James A Dunbar},
  journal={Diabetes research and clinical practice},
  year={2007},
  volume={76 3},
  pages={460-2}
}
Although clinical trials have shown that lifestyle modifications reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes, translating lessons from trials to primary care remains a challenge. The aim of the study was to evaluate efficacy and feasibility of primary care-based diabetes prevention model with modest resource requirements in rural Australia. Three hundred and eleven subjects with at least a moderate risk of type 2 diabetes participated in a combined dietary and physical activity intervention. Clinical… CONTINUE READING