Research Database

44 results for "Diabetes"

A Randomised Controlled Trial to Reduce Sedentary Time in Young Adults at Risk of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: Project STAND (Sedentary Time ANd Diabetes)

  • Published on Dec. 1, 2015

Aims: Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), a serious and prevalent chronic disease, is traditionally associated with older age. However, due to the rising rates of obesity and sedentary lifestyles, it is increasingly being diagnosed in the younger population. Sedentary (sitting) behaviour has been shown to be associated with greater risk ...


A randomised controlled trial of a physical activity and nutrition program targeting middle-aged adults at risk of metabolic syndrome in a disadvantaged rural community

  • Published on 2015

Background: Approximately 70% of Australian adults aged over 50 are overweight or obese, with the prevalence significantly higher in regional/remote areas compared to cities. This study aims to determine if a low-cost, accessible lifestyle program targeting insufficiently active adults aged 50-69 y can be successfully implemented in a rural location, and ...


Associations of Sedentary Time with Fat Distribution in a High-Risk Population.

  • Published on Nov. 10, 2014

Purpose: The effect of sedentary behaviour on regional fat deposition, independent of physical activity remains equivocal. We examined the cross-sectional associations between objectively measured sedentary time and markers of regional fat distribution (heart, liver, visceral, subcutaneous and total body fat) in a population at a high risk of type 2 diabetes ...


Associations of Sedentary Time with Fat Distribution in a High-Risk Population.

  • Published on Nov. 10, 2014

Purpose: The effect of sedentary behaviour on regional fat deposition, independent of physical activity remains equivocal. We examined the cross-sectional associations between objectively measured sedentary time and markers of regional fat distribution (heart, liver, visceral, subcutaneous and total body fat) in a population at a high risk of type 2 diabetes ...


Effects of Reducing Sedentary Time on Glucose Metabolism in Pakistani Immigrant Men

  • Published on July 23, 2014

Purpose: To examine the association between changes in objectively measured overall physical activity (PA), with changes in fasting and postprandial plasma insulin, C-peptide and glucose concentrations, in type 2 diabetes prone Pakistani immigrant men living in Norway and to examine whether this association is explained by changes in moderate-and-vigorous PA (MVPA) ...


The Environmental Determinants of Diabetes in the Young (TEDDY) Study

  • Published on Dec. 2008

Abstract: The etiology of type 1 diabetes (T1D) remains unknown, but a growing body of evidence points to infectious agents and/or components of early childhood diet. The National Institutes of Health has established the TEDDY Study consortium of six clinical centers in the United States and Europe and a ...


The potential cardio-metabolic benefits of replacing time in less-for more-active behaviors in adults with type 2 diabetes

  • Presented on May 21, 2014

Purpose: To examine the cross-sectional associations of objectively derived physical activity and sedentary time with cardiometabolic biomarkers, including the potential collective impact of shifting time use from less towards more active behaviors. Methods: Overweight/obese and/or physically inactive adults with type 2 diabetes (n=294; mean age = 58.0 [SD 8.5] years) wore Actigraph ...


Intervention to Promote Weight Loss in Latinas At-risk for Diabetes

  • Added on June 18, 2014

Detailed Description This lifestyle intervention condition will be compared to a usual care (UC) condition. The aim of this study is to 1) develop a protocol-based, promotora-led lifestyle intervention (PLI) to promote weight loss in at-risk Latinas, and assess its feasibility, and 2) compare changes in weight and cardiometabolic markers—hemoglobin A1...


Estudio Parto: postpartum diabetes prevention program for hispanic women with abnormal glucose tolerance in pregnancy: a randomised controlled trial – study protocol

  • Published on March 10, 2014

Background: Diabetes and obesity have reached epidemic proportions in the U.S. with rates consistently higher among Hispanics as compared to non-Hispanic whites. Among Hispanic women diagnosed with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), 50% will go on to develop type 2 diabetes within 5 years of the index pregnancy. Although randomised controlled trials among ...


A personalized approach to exercise promotion in adolescents with type 1 diabetes.

  • Published on Dec. 8, 2009

Purpose: This exploratory study tested the feasibility of conducting a novel, personalized exercise intervention based upon the current fitness levels of adolescents with type 1 diabetes (T1DM). The relationships of perceptions of benefits and barriers to exercise, exercise self-efficacy and family support to exercise adherence and changes in cardiovascular (CV) ...