NEWS & RESOURCES
|Technology Enabled Behavior Change Interventions|
Advanced Technologies & treatments for Diabetes 2008
Unhealthy daily choices concerning food and physical activity promote obesity, Type 2 diabetes and its complications especially in those with increased genetic risk living in obesogenic environments.
The practice of medicine should extend beyond the medical office to help patients adopt and sustain healthy behaviors.
Lifestyle coaching for behavior change was proven effective in the NIH Diabetes Prevention Program and other studies.
Lifestyle coaching can help patients sustain healthy behaviors.
Labor intensive coaching approaches are too costly to replicate, but on-line behavior change approaches show promise.
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