Effectiveness of Lifestyle Interventions for Preventing or Delaying Type 2 Diabetes in the Zambian Context

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The prevalence of Diabetes in Zambia has not researched alarming levels compared to other countries in Sub-Saharan countries. However, the prevalence of impaired glucose tolerance is still high which increase the risk of diabetes complications as well as the risk of developing diabetes. Research analysis showed that lifestyle interventions focusing on diet modification and moderate physical activity can be applied to Zambia but need to be tailored to the culture and environment of the Zambian context to enhance effectiveness.

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Tsilazazi Itwi

Publication year

2016

Faculty

Faculty of Health and Life Sciences

Level of study

Postgraduate

Published by Oxford Brookes University
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