J Korean Med Assoc.  2005 Aug;48(8):703-706. 10.5124/jkma.2005.48.8.703.

The Importance of Lifestyle in the Prevention and Trearment of Diabetes

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  • 1Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Ajou University College of Medicine and Hospital, Korea. LKW65@ajou.ac.kr

Abstract

The association between diabetes and lifestyle habit is well known. Recently many studies confirmed that lifestyle modification is effective in the prevention and treatment of diabetes.

Keyword

Diabetes; Lifestyle; Prevention; Treatment; Lifestyle modification

MeSH Terms

Life Style*

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