Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, March 1st, 2004
Dr. Ralph DeFronzo, a researcher at the Texas Diabetes Institute in San Antonio, said he hopes to recruit 75-100 people locally for the nationwide study.
Previous studies have suggested that diabetes drugs can ward off the disease in some people. However, some of the same studies also concluded that lifestyle changes, including dieting and exercise, are more effective at preventing diabetes.
"We know that [lifestyle change] works, but we also know that it's very difficult for people to lose weight and...
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