Impact of an 8‐Year Intensive Lifestyle Intervention on an Index of Multimorbidity

Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

Fecha de publicación: 17 July 2020


Autores: Mark A. Espeland PhD, Sarah A. Gaussoin MS, Judy Bahnson BS, Elizabeth M. Vaughan DO, William C. Knowler MD, Felicia R. Simpson PhD, Helen P. Hazuda PhD, Dra. Karen C. Johnson, Medha N. Munshi MD, Doctora Mace Coday, MD Xavier Pi-Sunyer

Background: Type 2 diabetes mellitus and obesity are sometimes described as conditions that accelerate aging. Multidomain lifestyle interventions have shown promise to slow the accumulation of age‐related diseases, a hallmark of aging. However, they have not been assessed among at‐risk individuals with these two conditions. We examined the relative impact of 8 years of a multidomain lifestyle intervention on an index of multimorbidity.

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