Awareness of imminent diabetes diagnosis fails to change patients’ behavior


February 23, 2021

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Adults who were aware of their prediabetes status were more likely than those who were unaware to report a perceived risk for diabetes, data show.

However, the risk awareness was not associated with a meaningful difference in dietary or physical activity behaviors, according to researchers.

Erica Li, MD, a family medicine specialist at Jefferson University Hospitals in Philadelphia, and colleagues conducted a secondary analysis of 2015 to 2016 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey data. The survey assessed participants’ personal risk for developing diabetes, general health status, understanding of their weight and desire to lose weight.

From nearly 10,000 responders, the researchers’ final analysis included 389 participants who were previously told they had prediabetes and 410 participants who were never told they had prediabetes but had a HbA1c that was “borderline” for diabetes (between 5…

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