Enhanced fitness: a randomized controlled trial of the effects of home-based physical activity counseling on glycemic control in older adults with prediabetes mellitus.


Journal Article (Academic article)

OBJECTIVE: To determine whether a home-based multicomponent physical activity counseling (PAC) intervention is effective in reducing glycemic measures in older outpatients with prediabetes mellitus. METHODS: Controlled clinical trial. METHODS: Primary care clinics of the Durham Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center between September 29, 2008, and March 25, 2010. METHODS: Three hundred two overweight (body mass index 25-45 kg/m(2) ), older (60-89) outpatients with impaired glucose tolerance (fasting blood glucose 100-125 mg/dL, glycosylated hemoglobin (HbA1c)

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Cited Authors

  • Morey, MC; Pieper, CF; Edelman, DE; Yancy Jr, WS; Green, JB; Lum, H; Peterson, MJ; Sloane, R; Cowper, PA; Bosworth, HB; Huffman, KM; Cavanaugh, JT; Hall, KS; Pearson, MP; Taylor, GA

Published Date

  • September 2012

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 60 / 9

Start / End Page

  • 1655 - 1662

PubMed ID

  • 22985140

Pubmed Central ID

  • 22985140

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1532-5415

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04119.x


  • English