Weight Loss and Weight Loss Maintenance in Type 2 Diabetes

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Abstract

The primary aim of the current thesis is: – To determine the effect of cognitive behavioral group therapy on maintaining weight during 2 years of follow-up after weight loss via a very low-calorie diet in overweight and obese adults with type 2 diabetes. The secondary aims are: – To evaluate the effects of cognitive behavioral group therapy on cardiovascular risk factors and psychological wellbeing during 2 years of follow-up after weight loss via a very low-calorie diet. – To determine which individuals benefit most from a very low-calorie diet. – To determine the short-term effect of diet-induced weight loss on glycemic parameters and cardiovascular disease risk factors.
Original languageEnglish
Awarding Institution
  • Erasmus University Rotterdam
Supervisors/Advisors
  • Sijbrands, E.J.G., Supervisor
  • van Busschbach, Jan, Supervisor
  • Mulder, Monique, Co-supervisor
  • Verhoeven, Adrie, Co-supervisor
Award date29 Nov 2017
Publisher
Print ISBNs9789492683731
Publication statusPublished - 29 Nov 2017

Research programs

  • EMC COEUR-09-39-01
  • EMC NIHES-04-58-01

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