PDM: MNT and Anthropometric Outcomes (2022-23)

Author and Year:
Wani K, Alfawaz H, Alnaami A, et al. 2020
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Article Title:
Effects of A 12-Month Intensive Lifestyle Monitoring Program in Predominantly Overweight/Obese Arab Adults with Prediabetes.
Wani K, Alfawaz H, Alnaami A, Sabico S, Khattak M, Al-Attas O, Alokail M, Alharbi M, Chrousos G, Kumar S, Al-Daghri N
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Study Design:
Randomized Controlled Trial
Risk of Bias Assessment Rating:
High risk
Inclusion Criteria:
Saudi adults (>/= 20 years old) visiting King Saudi Hospital and other centers for a routine overnight-fast blood withdrawal. Participants had impaired glucose tolerance FBG 5.6-6.9 mmol/L).
Exclusion Criteria:
Expatriates, pregnant women, those with established type 1 or type 2 diabetes mellitus and/or those on anti-hyperglycemic drugs; those with chronic medical conditions such as renal, hepatic, and cardiac complications.
Research Purpose:
A lifestyle intervention study was aimed at assessing the effectiveness of a lifestyle intervention in terms of (1) the reduction of at least 5% of body weight compared to baseline and (2) the percentage of participants in which fasting blood glucose (FBG) normalizes (<5.6 mmol/L) post-intervention, in predominantly overweight/obese Saudi adults with impaired fasting glucose.
Blinding efforts:
Not blinded
Study Location:
Saudi Arabia
Source(s) of Funding:
Please specify names of funders:
National Plan for Science and Technology Grant Number 12-MED2881-02