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Research Project: Dietary Guidelines Adherence and Healthy Body Weight Maintenance

Location: Healthy Body Weight Research

Title: Weight loss and fitness improvement in persons with type 2 diabetes: Experiences for the Look AHEAD trial intervention

Author
item Mancino, J
item Vitolins, M
item Raatz, Susan

Submitted to: Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Publication Type: Review Article
Publication Acceptance Date: 2/2/2012
Publication Date: 6/4/2012
Citation: Mancino, J.M., Vitolins, M., Raatz, S.K. 2012. Weight loss and fitness improvement in persons with type 2 diabetes: Experiences for the Look AHEAD trial intervention. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. 10:3-7.

Interpretive Summary: This paper reports the 1- and 4-year findings of the Look AHEAD trial for use by weight management professionals who are treating overweight and obese persons with type 2 diabetes.

Technical Abstract: The methods used and outcomes observed in the Look AHEAD trial are of great interest to weight management practitioners. The practices from this clinical trial can be directly applied to clinical practice efforts. This paper reports the 1- and 4-year findings of the Look AHEAD trial for use by weight management professionals who are treating overweight and obese persons with type 2 diabetes.