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Protocol for the ADDITION-Plus study: a randomised controlled trial of an individually-tailored behaviour change intervention among people with recently diagnosed type 2 diabetes under intensive UK general practice care.

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BACKGROUND: The increasing prevalence of type 2 diabetes poses both clinical and public health challenges. Cost-effective approaches to prevent progression of the disease in primary care are needed. Evidence suggests that intensive multifactorial interventions including medication and behaviour change can significantly reduce cardiovascular morbidity and mortality among patients with established type 2 diabetes, and that patient education in self-management can improve short-term outcomes. Ho...

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Published
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Not peer reviewed
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10.1186/1471-2458-11-211

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Wellcome Trust More from this funder
Medical Research Council More from this funder
Diabetes UK More from this funder
National Health Service More from this funder
Publisher:
BioMed Central Ltd. Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC public health Journal website
Volume:
11
Issue:
1
Pages:
211
Publication date:
2011-01-01
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EISSN:
1471-2458
ISSN:
1471-2458
URN:
uuid:a2c27ebd-42c9-4b24-a3d2-c9338aae65e9
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387987
Local pid:
pubs:387987

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