Chapter 5. Obesity and Prevention of Type 2 Diabetes

  1. Anthony H. Barnett2,3,4 and
  2. Sudhesh Kumar5
  1. Jaakko Tuomilehto,
  2. Jaana Lindström and
  3. Karri Silventoinen

Published Online: 24 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470741474.ch5

Obesity and Diabetes, Second Edition

Obesity and Diabetes, Second Edition

How to Cite

Tuomilehto, J., Lindström, J. and Silventoinen, K. (2009) Obesity and Prevention of Type 2 Diabetes, in Obesity and Diabetes, Second Edition (eds A. H. Barnett and S. Kumar), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470741474.ch5

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Medicine, University of Birmingham, UK

  2. 3

    Birmingham Heartlands and Solihull NHS Trust, UK

  3. 4

    Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Undergraduate Centre, Bordesley Green East, Birmingham, B9 5SS, UK

  4. 5

    Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, CV4 7AL, UK

Author Information

  1. Department of Public Health, Diabetes and Genetic Epidemiology Unit, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 20 MAR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470519813

Online ISBN: 9780470741474

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Keywords:

  • obesity and prevention of type 2 diabetes;
  • lifestyle intervention studies;
  • Finnish Diabetes Prevention Study (DPS) - first proper controlled trial on prevention of type 2 diabetes;
  • obesity and risk of type 2 diabetes;
  • feasibility of diet and exercise intervention in Malmio feasibility study;
  • Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP);
  • Indian diabetes prevention program (IDPP);
  • SLIM (Study on Lifestyle Intervention and Impaired Tolerance Maastricht);
  • Finnish Diabetes Risk Score (FINDRISC)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Obesity and the risk of type 2 diabetes

  • Lifestyle intervention studies

  • Other intervention studies

  • Conclusions

  • References