July 13, 2015

The Community Preventive Services Task Force updates its Task Force Finding and Rationale Statement on Diabetes Prevention and Control, based on a review of 53 studies from January 1991 through February 2015. It concludes that combined diet and physical activity promotion programs are cost-effective, and recommends such interventions for individuals at increased risk for developing type 2 diabetes based on “strong evidence of effectiveness in reducing new-onset diabetes.”