publication . Article . 2012

Personalized Genetic Risk Counseling to Motivate Diabetes Prevention: A randomized trial

R. W. Grant; K. E. O'Brien; J. L. Waxler; J. L. Vassy; L. M. Delahanty; L. G. Bissett; R. C. Green; K. G. Stember; C. Guiducci; E. R. Park; ...
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  • Published: 28 Aug 2012
  • Publisher: American Diabetes Association
  • Country: United States
Abstract
OBJECTIVE To examine whether diabetes genetic risk testing and counseling can improve diabetes prevention behaviors. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS We conducted a randomized trial of diabetes genetic risk counseling among overweight patients at increased phenotypic risk for type 2 diabetes. Participants were randomly allocated to genetic testing versus no testing. Genetic risk was calculated by summing 36 single nucleotide polymorphisms associated with type 2 diabetes. Participants in the top and bottom score quartiles received individual genetic counseling before being enrolled with untested control participants in a 12-week, validated, diabetes prevention program...
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free text keywords: Clinical Care/Education/Nutrition/Psychosocial Research, Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Advanced and Specialised Nursing, Physical therapy, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Diabetes mellitus, medicine.disease, Weight loss, medicine.symptom, Genetic counseling, Randomized controlled trial, law.invention, law, business.industry, business, Type 2 diabetes, Overweight, Genetic testing, medicine.diagnostic_test, Research design
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publication . Article . 2012

Personalized Genetic Risk Counseling to Motivate Diabetes Prevention: A randomized trial

R. W. Grant; K. E. O'Brien; J. L. Waxler; J. L. Vassy; L. M. Delahanty; L. G. Bissett; R. C. Green; K. G. Stember; C. Guiducci; E. R. Park; ...