Although the study found weight loss had many positive health benefits for people with type 2 diabetes, the weight loss did not reduce the number of cardiovascular events," said Dr Rena Wing, Chair of the Look AHEAD
study and professor of psychiatry and human behaviour at Brown University.
To be eligible for Look AHEAD
, participants must have been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, and also deemed overweight or obese.
The intervention utilized in the Look AHEAD
(Action for Health in Diabetes) study led to salutary changes in glycosylated hemoglobin, body weight, blood pressure, fitness, and need for antidiabetic medications.
The Look AHEAD
investigation is sponsored by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases.
Be happy now, do not be sad Look ahead
to the next half, be glad Life's too short for past regrets No second chances, be happy, just do your best
January is a time for beginnings and so this month we look ahead
To our annual look ahead
at the region's biggest economies, we've added eight key sectors for which forecastable figures exist across most of the big markets.
Looking Ahead As we look ahead
to 2005, our list of goals and priorities includes a number of important issues.