Poster 58: Carlo Cardozo – The Associated Benefits, Barriers, and the Feasibility of DPP In Community Practice: A Literature Review

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Faculty mentor: Janet Shaw

The Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP), which compared the medication metformin and intensive lifestyle intervention for patients with pre-diabetes, was shown to reduce the incidence of diabetes by 58 percent over placebo. The current literature review aims to explore lifestyle intervention trials from the original study to other populations, as well as to address the practicality and efficacy of DPP outside of a rigorously conducted clinical trial.

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