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Diabetes Care. 2010 Dec;33(12):2543-5. doi: 10.2337/dc10-0862. Epub 2010 Aug 30.

Implementing a state-based cardiovascular disease and diabetes prevention program.

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  • 1Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services, Helena, Montana, USA. kvanderwood@mt.gov

Abstract

OBJECTIVE:

To evaluate weight loss and cardiometabolic risk reduction achieved through an adapted Diabetes Prevention Program intervention among adults at high risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD) and diabetes.

RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS:

Eight health care facilities implemented a group-based lifestyle intervention beginning in 2008. Participants attended 16 weekly core sessions followed by 6 monthly after core sessions.

RESULTS:

A total of 1,003 participants were enrolled, 816 (81%) completed the core and 578 (58%) completed the after core. Of participants completing the core and after core, 45 and 49% achieved the 7% weight loss goal, respectively. There were significant improvements in blood pressure, fasting glucose, and LDL cholesterol among participants completing the intervention.

CONCLUSIONS:

Our findings indicate it is feasible for state-coordinated CVD and diabetes prevention programs to achieve significant weight loss and improve cardiometabolic risk.

PMID:
20805260
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PMCID:
PMC2992185
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