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Obesity raises diabetes risk regardless of genetic profile

Posted by Jennie Brandmiller on May 22, 2014 at 3:48 0 Comments

A study in PLOS Medicine revealed obese participants with the lowest genetic risk for diabetes had higher odds of disease onset than their normal-weight counterparts with the highest genetic risk. Researchers said the findings suggest that obesity elevates the risk of diabetes regardless of genetic profile, and that disease prevention programs that focus on weight loss may trump genetics-based…

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Some good news: recruitment in the PREVIEW intervention study is going well

Posted by Jennie Brandmiller on April 1, 2014 at 1:54 0 Comments

As of the end of March 2014, a total of 7,400 subjects have been pre-screened, 2,450 have been screened, and 1,050 subjects found eligible for the clinical trial. The average age of the eligible subjects so far is 52 y, divided into 735 females and 315 males. During the initial LCD phase (using Cambridge Weight Plan LCD products), a total of 80% of the subjects have achieved the target weight loss as hypothesized in the PREVIEW concept.

 

NHMRC success for our Australian Partners

Posted by Jennie Brandmiller on November 9, 2013 at 2:00 0 Comments

Professors Jennie Brand-Miller and Stephen Colagiuri have been officially notified that they have received AUD334,000 in the latest round of grants from the National Health and Medical Research Council. This funding will contribute to the costs of PREVIEW in 2014 and 2015.  

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Welcome to the PREVIEW website

The PREVIEW study

PREVIEW is an acronym of PREVention of diabetes through lifestyle Intervention and population studies in Europe and around the World. The project is a large multi-national diabetes prevention project funded under European Union 7th Framework Programme. It consists of a large intervention study comparing two diets and two exercise strategies, as well as population observational studies providing insights into the role of sleep, habitual stress and other lifestyle factors. The project is lead by Professor Anne Raben from the University of Copenhagen and there are 15 partners in the consortium. The project will run for 5 years starting in January 2013.

Mission Statement

PREVIEW’S goal is to identify the most efficient dietary and exercise strategies for the prevention of diabetes.

 

This Project is funded by
The European Union

The Lifestyle Intervention Study

 
 
 

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