publication . Article . 2010

Lifestyle modification in the management of the metabolic syndrome: achievements and challenges

Riccardo Dalle Grave; Simona Calugi; Elena Centis; et al;
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  • Published: 01 Nov 2010 Journal: Diabetes (issn: 1178-7007, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Dove Medical Press
Riccardo Dalle Grave1, Simona Calugi1, Elena Centis2, Rebecca Marzocchi2, Marwan El Ghoch1, Giulio Marchesini21Department of Eating & Weight Disorder, Villa Garda Hospital, Garda (VR), Italy; 2Unit of Metabolic Diseases & Clinical Dietetics, Alma Mater Studiorum – University of Bologna, Bologna, ItalyAbstract: Lifestyle modification based on behavior therapy is the most important and effective strategy to manage the metabolic syndrome. Modern lifestyle modification therapy combines specific recommendations on diet and exercise with behavioral and cognitive strategies. The intervention may be delivered face-to-face or in groups, or in gr...
free text keywords: Specialties of internal medicine, RC581-951
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