PDM: MNT and Anthropometric Outcomes (2022-23)

Author and Year:
Pedley C, Case L, Blackwell C, et al. 2018
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Article Title:
The 24-month metabolic benefits of the healthy living partnerships to prevent diabetes: A community-based translational study.
Pedley C, Case L, Blackwell C, Katula J, Vitolins M
Diabetes & Metabolic Syndrome
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Study Design:
Randomized Controlled Trial
Risk of Bias Assessment Rating:
Some concerns
Inclusion Criteria:
Overweight and obese participants (BMI 25-39.9 kg/m2) with elevated fasting blood glucose between 95 and 125 mg/dl were randomly assigned to either the group-based lifestyle weight loss intervention or enhanced usual care.
Exclusion Criteria:
Diabetes, cardiovascular disease in the past 6 months, uncontrolled hypertension, medications affecting glucose metabolism, and major chronic illnesses that would affect participation and/or limit lifespan.
Research Purpose:
The Healthy Living Partnerships to Prevent Diabetes (HELP PD) was a clinical trial in which participants were randomized to receive a community-based lifestyle intervention translated from the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) or an enhanced usual care condition. The objective of this study is to compare the 12 and 24-month prevalence of metabolic syndrome in the two treatment arms of HELP PD.
Blinding efforts:
Not reported
Study Location:
Wake Forest, North Carolina, USA
Source(s) of Funding:
Please specify names of funders:
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases