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Diabetes in Control answers key questions about diabetes prevention, including:
– New methods and precautions
– Diagnosing and counseling patients with diabetes risk factors
– The latest clinical research on diabetes prevention

The Prevention of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus Through Lifestyle Intervention

Moderate intensity physical activity said to decrease further complications during labor… Obesity is strongly correlated with gestational diabetes, which affects 2-18% of all pregnancies worldwide. Gestational diabetes and obesity are both independently correlated with adverse maternal and neonatal effects. Maternal overweight and gestational diabetes can increase the chance of the …

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National Diabetes Prevention Program

Help your patients prevent type 2 diabetes. Your patients who have prediabetes or are at risk for type 2 diabetes could benefit from the National Diabetes Prevention Program. Participants work with lifestyle coaches in a group setting to lose 5%-7% of their body weight and increase physical activity to at …

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Intensive Lifestyle Weight-loss Intervention and Metformin in the Diabetes Prevention Program

In the DPP and DPP-OS trials, diabetes was prevented or delayed with metformin or ILS when directed at weight loss and increased physical activity… Previous randomized clinical trials such as the Diabetes Prevention Program and the long-term follow-up trial, the Diabetes Prevention Program Outcomes study, evaluated metformin and an intensive …

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