Researchers have published their findings from the NIH-sponsored Look AHEAD clinical trial in three areas relevant to type 2 diabetes management.
For the last 13.5 years, the NIH-sponsored Action for Health in Diabetes (Look AHEAD) clinical trial has followed overweight volunteers with type 2 diabetes while encouraging weight loss through decreased caloric intake and increased physical activity.
Now, the researchers behind those studies have published their findings concerning three areas relevant to diabetes management:
Despite the negative findings of the first study, intensive lifestyle intervention was deemed to be associated with numerous benefits that improve quality of life. Additional findings in several other areas are currently being published.