AWM: Interventions in Workplace Settings (2020-21)

Author and Year:
Weinhold K, Miller C, et al, 2015
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Article Title:
A randomized controlled trial translating the diabetes prevention program to a university worksite, Ohio, 2012-2014.
Weinhold K, Miller C, Marrero D, Nagaraja H, Focht B, Gascon G
Preventing Chronic Disease
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Study Design:
Randomized Controlled Trial
Risk of Bias Assessment Rating:
Low risk
Inclusion Criteria:
Being an employee at the University campus; age 18 to 65; BMI of 25.0 to 50.0 kg/m2; score of 5 or more in the American Diabetes Association risk assessment questionnaire; HbA1c levels of 5.7% to 6.4% (prediabetes).
Exclusion Criteria:
Answering positively to 1 or more questions of the Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire; employees older than 65 years; current diagnosis of type 2 diabetes; HbA1c >6.4%; fasting finger-stick glucose levels above 140 mg/dL; pursuing or with recent weight-loss surgery; taking medications that modify blood glucose levels, such as metformin or corticosteroids; actively participating in a weight-management program; pregnant; breastfeeding; trying to become pregnant; planning to leave university employment or move from the area within one year of study enrollment.
Research Purpose:
To evaluate the efficacy of a worksite lifestyle intervention on metabolic and behavioral risk factors compared with usual care.
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Study Location:
Ohio State University, OH, USA
Source(s) of Funding:
Government, Not-for-profit
Please specify names of funders:
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases