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Contact person

name: Vegard Nilsen, Medical doctor
Phone: +47 38 12 53 17
E-mail: [email protected]
Hospital: Sørlandet Sykehus HF
Network: Norwegian Network of HPH

Project details

Langugage of communication: English
Standard relation: Not related to the HPH Standards
Date of last update: 04. November 2008

Background

Diabetes type 2 (DM2) is increasing in Norway as well as the rest of the world. The purpose of this project is to change the lifestyle of people who have increased risk of developing DM2.

Purpose and objectives

Main focus is to reduce weight and improve fitness in people with elements of metabolic syndrome. Nutrition and physical exercise.

Methodology and actions

Main method is group based intervetion by multiple health professionals. Evaluation through randomised controlled trial. Questionnaire. SF36, Smart Diet, Physical activity last 7 days. Observations Bruce treadmill test.

Main target groups

Patients in risk of developing DM2. We use a simple "Diabetes riskscore" developed from the Finish Diabetes Prevention Study by Tuomilehto.

Results and conclusions

The project is still running.

Purpose and objectives

Main focus is to reduce weight and improve fitness in people with elements of metabolic syndrome. Nutrition and physical exercise.

Publications

No publication yet.


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