Weight loss for individuals with type 2 diabetes following a very-low-calorie diet in a community-based setting with trained facilitators for 12 weeks
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Published:25th Mar 2020
Source: Clinical Obesity
What is already known about this subject
- Approximately 80% of people with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) are overweight or obese.
- Weight loss produces numerous benefits in T2DM.
- People with T2DM have difficulty losing and maintaining weight.
What this study adds
- Provision of a very-low-calorie diet (VLCD) with group support and behaviour therapy for patients with T2DM is feasible within a community-based setting with trained facilitators.