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Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2014 Dec;106(3):e49-52. doi: 10.1016/j.diabres.2014.10.012. Epub 2014 Oct 23.

Evaluation of a community Diabetes Prevention Program delivered by diabetes educators in the United States: one-year follow up.

Author information

1
University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, United States. Electronic address: mkk3@pitt.edu.
2
University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, United States.
3
University of Pittsburgh, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, United States.

Abstract

Strategies for management of pre-diabetes within the community setting are needed. An adaptation of the successful Diabetes Prevention Program lifestyle intervention delivered by trained diabetes educators was evaluated. Results indicate that trained diabetes educators offer an important community resource for health care providers for their patients with pre-diabetes.

KEYWORDS:

Diabetes Prevention Program; Diabetes prevention; Group Lifestyle Balance; Lifestyle intervention; Prevention

PMID:
25467620
DOI:
10.1016/j.diabres.2014.10.012
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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