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Implementing Programs for the Primary Prevention of Diabetes in Non-Health-Care Settings: From Evidence to Practice

Ronald T. Ackermann and David G. Marrero

in Diabetes Public Health: From Data to Policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195317060
eISBN:
9780199871544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195317060.003.0016
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Extensive research demonstrates the effectiveness of two broad strategies to prevent or delay the onset of type 2 diabetes in adults: pharmacological therapy and structured lifestyle interventions. ... More


The role of surgical, pharmacological, and other treatment options

Kelliann K. Davis and John M. Jakicic

in Obesity Epidemiology: From Aetiology to Public Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199571512
eISBN:
9780191595097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571512.003.0014
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses the treatment options for obesity when prevention falls short. It covers the three primary treatment options available — lifestyle modification, pharmacotherapy, and surgery — ... More


The secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease

S. S. Anand, E. Lonn, and S. Yusuf

in Coronary Heart Disease Epidemiology: From aetiology to public health

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198525738
eISBN:
9780191724114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525738.003.0045
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Observational studies and clinical trials have shown that lower levels of risk factors in patients with established cardiovascular disease (CVD) can substantially reduce their risk of suffering ... More


The Future for Health Promotion

Colin Palfrey

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447341239
eISBN:
9781447341277
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447341239.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Does health promotion have a lasting and positive effect on people? With mounting pressure to reduce costs to the NHS and increasing scepticism of the so-called nanny state, health promotion ... More


Getting Acquainted with the Tangsa

Meenaxi Barkataki-Ruscheweyh

in Dancing to the State: The Ethnic Compulsions of the Tangsa in Assam

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199472598
eISBN:
9780199089086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199472598.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Culture, Race and Ethnicity

Chapter 3 focuses on the Tangsa, and discusses their linguistic and ethnic classification into sub-groups such as the Pangwa, their relation to the Naga and the Singpho, as well as some of their ... More


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