Motivating Patients to Change Lifestyle

The participants who lost at least 8% of their body weight were then assigned for the next 3 years to a high-protein, low-glycemic-index diet or a moderate-protein, moderate-glycemic-index diet. They were also randomized to moderate- or high-intensity exercise.

In the end, the type of maintenance intervention didn’t matter. Only 4% of the entire group developed diabetes, and 22% no longer had prediabetes.

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