The spread and uptake of diabetes prevention programs around the world: a case study from Finland and Australia

@inproceedings{Oldenburg2011TheSA,
  title={The spread and uptake of diabetes prevention programs around the world: a case study from Finland and Australia},
  author={Brian Oldenburg and Pilvikki Absetz and James A Dunbar and P. Muthi Reddy and Adrienne O’Neil},
  booktitle={Translational behavioral medicine},
  year={2011}
}
Type 2 diabetes is a major public health issue in most countries around the world. Efficacy trials have demonstrated that lifestyle modification programs can significantly reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes. Two key challenges are: [1] to develop programs that are more feasible for "real world" implementation and [2] to extend the global reach of such programs, particularly to resource-poor countries where the burden of diabetes is substantial. This paper describes the development… CONTINUE READING
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