LookAHEAD: A Program for Type 2 Diabetes

December 15, 2016 (12 p.m. – 1 p.m.)

Sponsor/Co-Sponsor(s)

Child Development and Behavior Branch (CDBB), Division of Extramural Research (DER), NICHD

Location

6710B Rockledge Drive, Room 2223, Bethesda, Maryland

Purpose

Peter Kaufmann, Ph.D., leads the Behavioral Medicine & Prevention Research Group at NIH’s National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI). He will discuss LookAHEAD, an intensive lifestyle intervention program designed for overweight volunteers with type 2 diabetes. The program explores the long-term effects of decreased calorie consumption and increased physical activity on achieving and maintaining weight loss. The program’s effects will be compared to a control program that involves diabetes support and education.

This presentation is part of the Advances in Child Development and Behavior Research Speaker Series, supported by the CDBB.

If you require a sign language interpreter and/or other reasonable accommodations, please contact Laureen Lee.

Contact

Laureen Lee, CDBB, DER, NICHD
Tel: (301) 496-5578
Email: laureen.lee@nih.gov    

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