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Population Approaches to Prevention of Type 2 Diabetes

To date, the best evidence for prevention of T2DM comes from randomized controlled trials of lifestyle interventions (e.g., to modify diet and physical activity and achieve weight loss) delivered to individuals at high risk, usually those with impaired glucose tolerance or prediabetes…

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Exercise provides strong protection against developing diabetes in older men

Men aged 60 to 79 years who start or maintain at least moderate physical activity are afforded strong protection against developing type 2 diabetes, a recently published population-based study found. Additionally, even light exercise reduces the risk of new-onset diabetes by approximately 50%, particularly in overweight and obese men. Key… 

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