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The Diabetes Prevention Program: How the Participants Did It

Entrants: Susan Brink

Affiliation: Health Affairs

Trade Publications/Newsletters

Year: 2009

Place: Honorable Mention

Provide a brief synopsis of the story or stories, including any significant findings.

The Diabetes Prevention Project showed that people at risk for type 2 diabetes could slow or halt the progression to diabetes. This article showed, through stories of participants in the project, just how they pulled off the difficult work of changing their lifestyles.

This entry was named an honorable mention. The judges called it "A lucid, readable and thorough examination of promising solutions to one of the nation's most pressing epidemics."

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