Lifestyle Intervention Is Associated With Lower Prevalence of
The Diabetes Prevention Program
Jeanette S. Brown, MD, Rena Wing, PHD, Elizabeth Barrett-Connor,
MD, Leroy M. Nyberg, MD, PHD, John W. Kusek, PHD, Trevor J.
Orchard, MD, Yong Ma, MS, Eric Vittinghoff, PHD, MPH, Alka M.
Kanaya, MD for the Diabetes Prevention Program Research Group
Diabetes Prevention Program Coordinating Center, Biostatistics
Center, George Washington University, Rockville, Maryland
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Brown, MD, Diabetes Prevention Program Research Group, The
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OBJECTIVEDiabetes is associated with increased urinary
incontinence risk. Weight loss improves incontinence, but exercise
may worsen this condition. We examined whether an intensive
lifestyle intervention or metformin therapy among overweight