NPA-GP: Glucose Outcomes (2021)

Author and Year:
Siddiqui F, Kurbasic A, et al, 2017
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Article Title:
Effects of a culturally adapted lifestyle intervention on cardio-metabolic outcomes: a randomized controlled trial in Iraqi immigrants to Sweden at high risk for Type 2 diabetes.
Siddiqui F, Kurbasic A, Lindblad U, Nilsson P, Bennet L
Metabolism: Clinical and Experimental
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Study Design:
Randomized Controlled Trial
Risk of Bias Assessment Rating:
Some concerns
Inclusion Criteria:
Citizens of Malmo, Sweden born in Iraq; aged 30-75 years; high risk of Type 2 Diabetes (BMI >/= 28, and/or waist circumference >/= 80 cm for women and >/= 94 cm for men, and or pre-diabetes i.e. impaired fasting plasma glucose ((FPG): 6.1–6.9 mmol/l and 2-h glucose <7.8 mmol/l); impaired glucose tolerance (FPG <6.1 mmol/l and 2-h glucose: 7.8–11 mmol/l) or impaired glucose regulation (FPG: 6.1–6.9 mmol/l and 2-h glucose: 7.8–11 mmol/l))
Exclusion Criteria:
Diabetes; mental incapacity to engage in the study; physical impairments limiting PA; pregnancy
Research Purpose:
To test the efficacy of a culturally adapted lifestyle intervention programme developed to address healthy diet and PA habits in Iraqi immigrants living in Sweden.
Blinding efforts:
Not applicable
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Source(s) of Funding:
Industry, University/Hospital
Please specify names of funders:
Lund University (ALF grant Skåne 20,101,641, 20101837and 162,641) Region Skåne (226,661 and 121,811) Malmö Stad, The Swedish Society of Medicine (SLS97081 and 176,831) The Crafoord Foundation (20110719) donation from Novo Nordisk Scandinavia AB
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