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The development of a complex dietary and physical activity intervention to improve glycaemic control and prevent undesirable weight gain using novel technology, in young adults with type 1 diabetes mellitus

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Intensive insulin treatment for type 1 diabetes has been shown to prevent or delay the progression of microvascular and macrovascular complications. Improvements in glycaemic control however, may be associated with undesirable weight gain, which could interfere with treatment compliance. Physical activity may potentially improve insulin sensitivity, reduce insulin requirements and prevent undesirable weight gain. Current diabetes education programs provide little or no information on weigh...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Diabetes and long-term conditions
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Public Health - Primary Care
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Funding agency for:
Eleana Papadopoulou
Publication date:
2011
Type of award:
MSc
Level of award:
Masters
URN:
uuid:8c722f99-f695-468a-9229-86f9b3c39bb5
Local pid:
ora:7019

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