diabetes Tag

This New Zealand research investigated facilitators and barriers to follow a three-month prescription for walking.Practical solutions to increasing a person's success include identifying alternative physical activity opportunities within the house or advice to develop support networks to provide company while walking. Read here ...

There is widespread confusion around the different types and sources of dietary sugar. At the same time, there are serious health concerns linked to eating too much sugar, including tooth decay and excess weight gain1,2. Excess body weight is linked to an increased risk of...

This systematic review and meta-analysis published in the BMJ looked at the progression of women with gestational diabetes (GDM) to Type 2 diabetes (T2DM) While this research didn't include any populations similar to the New Zealand population it does highlight the importance of targeting and intervening in...

The built environment influences behaviour, like physical activity, diet and sleep, which affects the risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). This study systematically reviewed and meta-analysed evidence on the association between built environmental characteristics related to lifestyle behaviour and T2DM risk/prevalence, worldwide. From 11,279 studies,...