The EAL is seeking RDNs and NDTRs who work with patients, clients, or the public to treat children and adolescents living with type 1 diabetes, for participation in a usability test and focus group. Interested participants should email a professional resume to by July 15, 2024.

AWM: Adults with Overweight or Obesity BMI >25 (2020-21)

Author and Year:
Parker 2014
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Article Title:
The effect of medical nutrition therapy by a registered dietitian nutritionist in patients with prediabetes participating in a randomized controlled clinical research trial.
Parker A,Byham-Gray L,Denmark R,Winkle P
Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
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Study Design:
Randomized Controlled Trial
Risk of Bias Assessment Rating:
Some concerns
Inclusion Criteria:
Male and female; BMI 25 or higher; no previous history or treatment for type 2 diabetes; 18 years or older; HbA1c 5.7-6.4% or fasting plasma glucose >100 mg/dL and <126 mg/dL.
Exclusion Criteria:
History of type 2 diabetes and/or use of antidiabetes medications; concomitant medication known to interfere with glucose metabolism; use of weight loss drugs; pregnancy or breastfeeding; refusal or inability to give informed consent; hospitalized for heart disease, stroke, or transient ischemic attack in the past 6 months; mental incapacity; unwillingness; barrier precluding adequate understanding or cooperation
Research Purpose:
Investigate the effect of MNT in overweight or obese adults with prediabetes compared with usual care on fasting plasma glucose values, HbA1c, serum lipid levels, and diabetes risk score from baseline to the end of a 12 week intervention.
Blinding efforts:
Not applicable
Study Location:
Anaheim, CA
Source(s) of Funding:
professional organization
Please specify names of funders:
Diabetes Care and Education Dietetic Practice Group/Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation Diabetes MNT Outcomes Research award