Unexpected Results from UTHSC NIH-funded Look AHEAD Study

NIH-funded Look AHEAD Study at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center Did Not Reduce Cardiovascular Events in Obese Adults with Type 2 Diabetes

Study Found Numerous Other Health Benefits of Modest Weight Loss

Memphis, Tenn. (June 25, 2013) – The results are in for Look AHEAD, an interventional study that focused on getting overweight and obese adults with type 2 diabetes to lose weight and increase physical activity to determine if these changes could prevent heart attacks and strokes. But the results are not what researchers expected. [Read more...]