• Assessment
    Nutrition Practice Guidelines for Type 1 and 2 Diabetes: Prevention of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (2001)
    • Conclusion

      Lifestyle changes including regular physical activity and macronutrient modification (reduced energy, <30% fat, <10% saturated fat) reduced the risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus. Randomized control trials demonstrating a decrease in type 2 diabetes mellitus included monthly to quarterly group or individual counseling sessions for the duration of the studies—2 to 5 years. (2001)


    • Grade: I
      • Grade I means there is Good/Strong evidence supporting the statement;
      • Grade II is Fair;
      • Grade III is Limited/Weak;
      • Grade IV is Expert Opinion Only;
      • Grade V is Not Assignable.
      • High (A) means we are very confident that the true effect lies close to that of the estimate of the effect;
      • Moderate (B) means we are moderately confident in the effect estimate;
      • Low (C) means our confidence in the effect estimate is limited;
      • Very Low (D) means we have very little confidence in the effect estimate.
      • Ungraded means a grade is not assignable.