PDM: MNT and Anthropometric Outcomes (2022-23)

Author and Year:
Barclay C, Procter K, et al. 2012
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Article Title:
Can type 2 diabetes be prevented in UK general practice? A lifestyle-change feasibility study (ISAIAH).
Barclay C, Procter K, Glendenning R, Marsh P, Freeman J, Mathers N
The British Journal of General Practice
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Study Design:
Randomized Controlled Trial
Risk of Bias Assessment Rating:
High risk
Inclusion Criteria:
All participants had a diagnosis of pre-diabetes, as defined by the American Diabetic Association, a body mass index (BMI) >25 (kg/m2), and were willing to engage in a 6-month intervention programme that focused on reducing either the glycaemic load or the fat content of their diet, increasing the amount of exercise they undertook, and motivational guidance.
Exclusion Criteria:
Patients already on other diet programmes were excluded, as were patients on medication that affected glucose metabolism, or who had medical conditions that would have precluded full involvement in all aspects of the programme.
Research Purpose:
To study the effectiveness of a lifestyle-change intervention for pre-diabetes in general practice.
Blinding efforts:
Not reported
Study Location:
United Kingdom
Source(s) of Funding:
Please specify names of funders:
Sheffield Health and Social Research Consortium and Sheffield South West Primary Care Trust