September 22, 2021 9:25 pm

Tag: physical activity

Lifestyle Improvement Program Found to Increase Physical Activity

Lifestyle Improvement Program Found to Increase Physical Activity

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Newswise — D-CLIP, a lifestyle education program to prevent diabetes in South Asians with prediabetes, increased moderate-to-vigorous intensity physical activity (MVPA) by up to nearly an hour a week, researchers at the Rush Institute for Healthy Aging have found. The results of their study were published online Feb. 28 in the medical journal Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice and will be featured in the journal’s April print edition. The D-CLIP trial, that included 573 individuals with prediabetes from Chennai, India, aimed to implement and evaluate the effectiveness, cost-effectiveness and sustainability of a culturally appropriate, low-cost lifestyle intervention for the prevention of type 2 diabetes mellitus in India. These lifestyle interventions included training on improv...