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Effect of a lifestyle intervention on weight change in south Asian individuals in the UK at high risk of type 2 diabetes: a family-cluster randomised controlled trial

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posted on 2016-03-09, 15:48 authored by Raj S. Bhopal, Anne Douglas, Sunita Wallia, John F. Forbes, Michael E. J. Lean, Jason M.R. Gill, John McKnight, Naveed Sattar, Aziz Sheikh, Sarah H. Wild, Jaakko Tuomilehto, Anu Sharma, Ruby Bhopal, Joel B. E. Smith, Isabella Butcher, Gordon D. Murray
The susceptibility to type 2 diabetes of people of south Asian descent is established, but there is little trial-based evidence for interventions to tackle this problem. We assessed a weight control and physical activity intervention in south Asian individuals in the UK.

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Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology;2, pp. 218-27

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Elsevier

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peer-reviewed Open access funded by British Heart Foundation

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National Prevention Research Initiative, British Heart Foundation

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English

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