Posts Tagged ‘Look AHEAD’

July 15th, 2013

Selections from Richard Lehman’s Literature Review: July 15th

This week’s topics include the prevalence and extent of obstructive CAD in patients undergoing elective coronary catheterization in NY state and Ontario, medical management after coronary stent implantation, and the Look AHEAD trial.

July 9th, 2013

Look AHEAD: More Questions Than Answers

Reflecting on the LOOK AHEAD trial, an endocrinologist asks some important questions: Should we hold lifestyle interventions to the same high standards of scrutiny as pharmacological interventions? Don’t we already have enough evidence about the impact of lifestyle interventions to implement them in care?

June 24th, 2013

Large NIH Trial Finds No Cardiovascular Benefits for Weight Loss and Exercise in Type 2 Diabetics

A large NIH-sponsored trial has found that an intensive lifestyle intervention was no better than standard care in reducing cardiovascular events in people with type 2 diabetes. The results of the Look AHEAD trial were presented today at the American Diabetes Association meeting and published simultaneously in the New England Journal of Medicine. A total of 5,145 people with type 2 […]