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Prevention of type 2 diabetes in urban American Indian/Alaskan Native communities: The Life in BALANCE pilot study

TitlePrevention of type 2 diabetes in urban American Indian/Alaskan Native communities: The Life in BALANCE pilot study
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2013
AuthorsBenyshek, DC, Chino, M, Dodge-Francis, C, Begay, TO, Jin, H, Giordano, C
JournalJ Diabetes MellitusJ Diabetes Mellitus
Volume3
Pagination184-191
Date PublishedNov 1
ISBN Number2160-5831 (Print)
Accession Number24634801
AbstractOBJECTIVE: The Life in BALANCE (LIB) study is a pilot translational study modeling the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) intensive lifestyle coaching intervention among an underserved, high-risk population: American Indians/Alaska Natives (AI/ANs) living in a large urban setting (Las Vegas, Nevada). RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS: A total of 22 overweight/obese AI/ANs (age, 39.6 +/- 10.4 years; BMI, 34.1 +/- 6.3 kg/m2) at increased risk for developing type 2 diabetes (HbA1c > 5.4 (36 mmol/mol)
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