People at high risk of diabetes should undergo intensive lifestyle change, says NICEBMJ 2017; 358 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.j4301 (Published 15 September 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;358:j4301
- Anne Gulland
All people in England at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes should be offered a place on an intensive lifestyle change programme, says updated guidance from the UK National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE).1
The guidance now states that anyone with a fasting glucose concentration between 5.5 and 6.9 mmol/L should be offered a place on such a programme but that priority should be given to anyone with a reading between 6.5 and 6.9 mmol/L, because of their increased risk of developing diabetes.
The guidance …