New "What Works" Fact Sheet and One-Pager for Diabetes Control and Prevention
Saturday, August 1, 2015
The Community Preventive Services Task Force recommends combined diet and physical activity promotion programs for people with increased risk for developing type 2 diabetes, and now a new "What Works" Fact Sheet and One-pager for Diabetes Control and Prevention are available.
Among major findings, combined diet and physical activity programs can:
- Improve health outcomes
- Increase the likelihood of achieving normal blood sugar
- Improve diabetes and cardiovascular disease risk factors, including overweight, high blood glucose, high blood pressure, and abnormal lipid profile
For a summary of evidence and Task Force findings, please visit this link.