05 Oct '12, 4pm

Today a @VAMinneapolis VA launched its new Diabetes Prevention Program. Learn more:

VA Offers a New Tool to Help Veterans Prevent Diabetes October 5, 2012 Printable Version Need Viewer Software? WASHINGTON – The Department of Veterans Affairs today announced the implementation of a pilot version of the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP), a program being promoted nationally by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, aimed at reducing the number of Veterans who develop diabetes. “The Diabetes Prevention Program will provide Veterans with another tool to help them lead healthier, fuller lives, reducing their risk for diabetes,” said Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki. The DPP was a major multi-center clinical research study aimed at discovering whether modest weight loss through dietary change and increased physical activity or treatment with the oral diabetes drug metformin could prevent or delay the onset of Type 2 diabetes. The study en...

Full article: http://www.va.gov/opa/pressrel/pressrelease.cfm?id=2397

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