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Evid Based Nurs 8:110 doi:10.1136/ebn.8.4.110
  • Treatment

Review: non-pharmacological interventions induce or maintain weight loss in adults with prediabetes

Dietary, physical activity, or behavioural strategies v a control condition (no intervention, usual care, or the same intervention at a different intensity) in adults with prediabetes*

Outcomes Follow up (years) Number of trials (n) Weighted mean difference (95% CI)
*Meta-analyses were done using a random effects model; all significant differences favour intervention groups. CI defined in glossary.
Weight loss (kg) 1 4 (1016) −2.8 (−4.7 to –1.0)
2 3 (700) −2.6 (−3.3 to –1.9)
>2 years 2 (2229) −4.9 (−6.7 to –3.1)
Most distal follow up 6 (2799) −3.2 (−4.8 to –1.7)
Body mass index (kg/m2) 1 3 (802) −1.3 (−1.9 to –0.8)
2 3 (203) −0.8 (−1.2 to –0.5)
Weight loss (%) 1 4 (1016) −3.3 (−5.3 to –1.3)
2 3 (700) −3.1 (−3.9 to –2.3)

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