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Title of Collaborative Activity:

Action for Health in Diabetes (Look AHEAD)

Description of Collaborative Activity:

This study is a 16-center, randomized clinical trial investigating the long-term health consequences of weight loss. The Look AHEAD cohort comprises approximately 5,000 overweight or obese participants with type 2 diabetes, aged 45-76. Participants were randomized to one of two interventions: an intensive lifestyle intervention designed to produce and sustain weight loss over the long term or a diabetes support and education arm. Participants will be followed for a total of 11 to 13.5 years from randomization.

Type of Collaborative Activity:

Research Initiative

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