Study links exercise with better glucose control

01/9/2012 | PhysiciansBriefing.com

Insulin-treated overweight or obese patients with type 2 diabetes who underwent supervised aerobic and resistance exercises attained better hemoglobin A1C levels and had a lower cardiovascular disease risk than those who received counseling alone, a study in Diabetes Care revealed. Significant reductions in BMI, waist circumference, blood pressure and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels were also seen in the exercise group compared with the counseling group, researchers said.

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