PDM: MNT and Anthropometric Outcomes (2022-23)

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Al-Hamdan R, Avery A, Al-Disi D, et al. 33638248
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Article Title:
Efficacy of lifestyle intervention program for Arab women with prediabetes using social media as an alternative platform of delivery.
Al-Hamdan R, Avery A, Al-Disi D, Sabico S, Al-Daghri N, McCullough F
Journal of Diabetes Investigation
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Study Design:
Randomized Controlled Trial
Risk of Bias Assessment Rating:
Some concerns
Inclusion Criteria:
All Saudi women aged 18-60 years diagnosed with prediabetes (fasting glucose ?5.6 to ?6.9 mmol/L) at screening were considered eligible for the study.
Exclusion Criteria:
Men; women already diagnosed with type 2 diabetes; women receiving antihyperglycemic treatment, antihypertensive or lipid lowering drugs; pregnant or lactating women; women with known renal, hepatic, pulmonary or cardiac complications; and women who were non-active users of android or IOS-based smartphones were excluded.
Research Purpose:
An interventional study aimed to investigate the effectiveness of different educational programs among Saudi women with prediabetes referred by primary care.
Blinding efforts:
Not blinded
Study Location:
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Source(s) of Funding:
Please specify names of funders:
Deanship of Scientific Research, King Saud University