Nicolaas P. Pronk, PhD; Patrick L. Remington, MD, MPH; on behalf of the Community Preventive Services Task Force (*)
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Pronk NP, Remington PL, on behalf of the Community Preventive Services Task Force. Combined Diet and Physical Activity Promotion Programs for Prevention of Diabetes: Community Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement. Ann Intern Med. 2015;163:465-468. doi: 10.7326/M15-1029
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 2015;163(6):465-468.
Community Preventive Services Task Force recommendation on the use of combined diet and physical activity promotion programs to reduce progression to type 2 diabetes in persons at increased risk.
The Task Force commissioned an evidence review that assessed the benefits and harms of programs to promote and support individual improvements in diet, exercise, and weight and supervised a review on the economic efficiency of these programs in clinical trial, primary care, and primary care–referable settings.
Adolescents and adults at increased risk for progression to type 2 diabetes.
The Task Force recommends the use of combined diet and physical activity promotion programs by health care systems, communities, and other implementers to provide counseling and support to clients identified as being at increased risk for type 2 diabetes. Economic evidence indicates that these programs are cost-effective.
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