Lifestyle Interventions to Reduce Diabetes Risk

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) Identifier:
First received: August 8, 2000
Last updated: March 1, 2010
Last verified: March 2010
Type 2 diabetes is more frequent in Japanese Americans than in Japan or the U.S. non-Hispanic white population. This appears to be due to the effects of ''westernization'' to bring out metabolic changes that lead to diabetes. This study will look at whether increased physical activity and dietary changes will reduce or prevent the metabolic changes that lead to type 2 diabetes in Japanese Americans who have impaired glucose tolerance, a condition intermediate between normal glucose tolerance and diabetes.

Condition Intervention
Glucose Intolerance
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Behavioral: exercise and diet

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Interventions to Reduce Diabetic Risk in Japanese Americans

Further study details as provided by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK):

Study Start Date: October 1994
Estimated Study Completion Date: April 1999

Ages Eligible for Study:   40 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Japanese American
  • Confirmed impaired glucose tolerance
  • Able to fill out questionnaires

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Significant exercise-restricting disease
  • Poorly controlled hypertension
  • Psychiatric disease or dementia
  • Already on unusually restrictive diet
  • Use of hypolipidemic drugs
  • Use of tobacco
  • Abnormal blood screening tests
  • ECG evidence of ischemic heart disease at rest
  • Abnormal maximal Bruce treadmill test
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00006162

United States, Washington
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington, United States, 98195
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
  More Information

No publications provided Identifier: NCT00006162     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: fujimotow (completed), 1R01DK48152
Study First Received: August 8, 2000
Last Updated: March 1, 2010
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

Keywords provided by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK):
low fat diet
aerobic exercise
impaired glucose tolerance
Japanese Americans
metabolic risk factors

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Glucose Intolerance
Diabetes Mellitus
Endocrine System Diseases
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases processed this record on November 30, 2015