And Bernstein noted that healthy behavior changes will likely benefit the whole family. “Once you start behavior changes, you begin to potentially protect children from future diabetes,” he said.
The study was published July 9 in the Annals of Family Medicine.
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SOURCES: Julie Schmittdiel, Ph.D., research scientist, division of research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Oakland; Gerald Bernstein, M.D., program coordinator, Friedman Diabetes Institute, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York City, and past president, American Diabetes Institute; July 9, 2018 Annals of Family Medicine