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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

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.

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