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The National Health Program’s effects on the prevalence of diabetes in men of working age who already have prediabetes.

Correspondence to Author: Elizabeth Donovan, 

Department of Health Science and Technology, Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark.


Through the reduction of modifiable lifestyle-related risk factors, type two polygenic disorders will be averted or postponed during prediabetes. A variety of irregular management trials (RCTs) have demonstrated the potential of manner changes and other polygenic illness prevention strategies for prediabetes. However, there is little evidence to support population-based initiatives that link screening and prevention, especially those that target the entire population, like the national polygenic disease prevention programme. The National Health Program, which began in 2008 in Japan for the purpose of preventing diabetes and coronary heart disease, is known as “Specific Health Check-ups and Specific Health Guidance.” This curriculum includes academic guidance that focuses on the metabolic syndrome (MetS), screening health examinations, and screening health examinations for people under the age of 40.

Keywords :Prediabetes; Prevalence; Risk factors; Diabetes prevention; Lifestyle intervention.


Due to the Japanese government’s extensive promotion of the MetS, this programme became so widespread that 96% of the population in Japan was aware of it. Studies examining the National Health Program for more than a decade have systematically shown that this national programme has improved fatness. The MetS awareness approach and more than half of adults aged 40 to 74 years had check-ups. Contradictory conclusions, however, have been made regarding the clinical pregnancy of the small but significant decrease in fatness and polygenic disease hindrance [1]. Additionally, while most prior studies evaluated the effect of academic guidance (the Specific Health Guidance) on polygenic disease indicators like hemoprotein, with either positive or negative findings, they did not examine whether the programme as a whole supported widespread awareness of the MetS or had an influence


The National Health Program mandates that insurance companies have their insured submit to health examinations at least once each year in order to ensure that all Japanese citizens are covered by the programme (in Japan, one and all belongs to an insurance association). The use of the Special Health Check-ups and also the Special Health steering in 2018 is estimated by the Japanese government to be 54 and Revolutionary Organization 17 November, respectively, with an estimated value of $200 million (1 US dollar = a hundred and ten Japanese yen) for the National Health Program annually. Additionally, this programme is much praised by Japanese citizens.


In conclusion, we frequently find that the National Health Program avoided or postponed the onset of polygenic disease as fatness increased. The National Health Program in Japan will be expanded to underserved people and other people at increased risk of polygenic diseases, such IGT, but not abdominal fatness. It may have an influence on working-age men. A population-level national screening and treatment programme for polygenic diseases has the potential to increase the polygenic illness epidemic globally.


Elizabeth Donovan. The National Health Program’s effects on the prevalence of diabetes in men of working age who already have prediabetes. Journal of Diabetology Research 2022.

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  • Journal Name: Journal of Diabetology Research
  • Impact Factor: 1.9
  • ISSN: 2836-2446
  • DOI: 10.52338/Jodr
  • Short Name: Jodr
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  • Volume: 6 (2024)
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