Here is a referenced list associated with articles I have written regarding therapeutic lifestyle changes. Check out my blog for interpretations of these references.
Esposito et al. Effects of a Mediterranean-style diet on the need for antihyperglycemic drug therapy in patients with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes: a randomized trial. Ann Intern Med (2009) vol. 151 (5) pp. 306-14
Singh et al. Effect of an Indo-Mediterranean diet on progression of coronary artery disease in high risk patients (Indo-Mediterranean Diet Heart Study): a randomised single-blind trial. Lancet (2002) vol. 360 (9344) pp. 1455-61
Harrington et al. A review and meta-analysis of the effect of weight loss on all-cause mortality risk. Nutr Res Rev (2009) vol. 22 (1) pp. 93-108
Thomas and Elliott. Low glycaemic index, or low glycaemic load, diets for diabetes mellitus. Cochrane Database Syst Rev (2009) (1) pp. CD006296
Heymsfield SB, van Mierlo CA, van der Knaap HC, Heo M, Frier HI. Weight management using a meal replacement strategy: meta and pooling analysis from six studies. Int J Obes. 2003;27:537– 49.
Flechtner-Mors M, Ditschuneit HH, Johnson TD, Suchard MA, Adler G. Metabolic and weight loss effects of long-term dietary intervention in obese patients: four-year results. Obes Res. 2000;8:399 – 402.
Rothacker DQ, Staniszewski BA, Ellis PK. Liquid meal replacement vs traditional food: a potential model for women who cannot maintain eating habit change. J Am Diet Assoc. 2001;101:345–7.
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Yip I, Go VL, DeShields S, et al. Liquid meal replacements and glycemic control in obese type 2 diabetes patients. Obes Res. 2001;9:341–7S.
Ahrens R, Hower M. Evaluation of the effectiveness of an OTC weight loss product versus traditional diet methods in a rural community pharmacy setting. J Am Pharm Assoc. 2000; 40:275.
Ashley JM, St Jeor ST, Schrage JP, et al. Weight control in the physician’s office. Arch Intern Med. 2001;161:1599–604. 76. Hensrud DD. Dietary treatment and long-term weight loss and maintenance in type 2 diabetes. Obes Res. 2001;9:348–
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soy-based meal replacement formula for weight loss among obese individuals: a randomized controlled clinical trial. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2003;57:514–22.