Baseline characteristics of participants in the Kerala Diabetes Prevention Program: a cluster randomized controlled trial of lifestyle intervention in Asian Indians
T Sathish, B Oldenburg, RJ Tapp, JE Shaw, R Wolfe, B Sajitha, F D'Esposito, P Absetz, E Mathews, PZ Zimmet, KR Thankappan
DIABETIC MEDICINE | WILEY | Published : 2017
AIMS: To describe the baseline characteristics of participants in the Kerala Diabetes Prevention Program. METHODS: The Kerala Diabetes Prevention Program is a cluster randomized controlled trial of lifestyle intervention for prevention of Type 2 diabetes mellitus in India. Participants in the study were those aged 30-60 years who had an Indian Diabetes Risk Score ≥ 60 and who were without Type 2 diabetes on oral glucose tolerance test. Data on demographic, lifestyle, clinical and biochemical characteristics were collected using standardized tools. RESULTS: A total of 2586 individuals were screened with the Indian Diabetes Risk Score, of these 1529 people (59.1%) had a score ≥ 60, of whom 120..View full abstract
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The Kerala Diabetes Prevention Program is funded by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC), Australia (Project Grant ID 1005324). The NHMRC had no role in study design, data collection, data analysis, manuscript preparation or publication decision.