The Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP): description of lifestyle intervention.

@article{2002TheDP,
  title={The Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP): description of lifestyle intervention.},
  author={},
  journal={Diabetes care},
  year={2002},
  volume={25 12},
  pages={2165-71}
}
  • Published 2002 in Diabetes care
The purpose of the present article is to provide a detailed description of the highly successful lifestyle intervention administered to 1,079 participants, which included 45% racial and ethnic minorities and resulted in a 58% reduction in the incidence rate of diabetes (2). The two major goals of the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) lifestyle intervention were a minimum of 7% weight loss/weight maintenance and a minimum of 150 min of physical activity similar in intensity to brisk walking… CONTINUE READING