Prevention Program Outcomes Study (DPPOS) began as the Diabetes Prevention
Program (DPP) in 1994. The study assessed patients at high risk of
developing diabetes to determine if lifestyle modifications of improved diet
and exercise along with on oral anti-diabetes medication would prevent the
development of diabetes. After meeting its objectives, DPPOS was
established to assess the long-term effects of these interventions. One
of the measures used in the study is the Quality of Well-Being Scale (QWB-SA).
HSRC provides data processing services
to DPPOS for QWB-SA assessments,including quarterly data reports and detailed data
For more information,
visit www.bsc.gwu.edu/dpp/index.htmlvdoc or contact Helen Chong at firstname.lastname@example.org.