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Lifestyle Intervention in Diabetes: A Focus on Nutrition

Best Practice Series in Diabetes - Type 2

Zachary Bloomgarden, MD, Editor of The Journal of Diabetes and Clinical Professor in the Dept. of Medicine at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, discusses the importance of proper nutrition and strategies to encourage patients to adhere to a proper diet.

Disclosures:
Speaker’s Bureau: Merck, NovoNordisk, GSK
Advisory Panel: Merck, BMS, Astra Zeneca, Boehringer Ingelheim, Biodel
Consultant: Merck, Novartis, Dainippon Sumitomo Pharma America, Forest Laboratories
Stock/Shareholder: Covidien, Bard, Novartis, Roche, Stryker

Recommended Reading:
Diet and lifestyle in the prevention of the rising diabetes pandemic. Goff LM, Duncan A. J Hum Nutr Diet. 2010 Aug;23(4):333-5. No abstract available.

Behavioral strategies in diabetes prevention programs: A systematic review of randomized controlled trials. Baker MK, Simpson K, Lloyd B, Bauman AE, Singh MA. Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2010 Jul 22. [Epub ahead of print]

Evidence-based nutrition: Does it differ from evidence-based medicine? Mann JI. Ann Med. 2010 Jul 24. [Epub ahead of print]