Forty-nine percent of individuals with type 2 diabetes who participated in a multicomponent nutrition and lifestyle intervention program reduced or stopped taking medication completely at six months and reduced their average A1C levels from baseline, according to a study in BMJ Nutrition, Prevention & Health. Dutch researchers analyzed 74 diabetes patients with a mean body mass index of 31 and found that the intervention also resulted in weight loss and lower fasting blood glucose levels.
Research examines effect of lifestyle intervention on diabetes
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