20 to 40 minutes of aerobics daily may cut diabetes risk

01/24/2013 | Medscape (free registration)

Obese children who had 20 minutes or 40 minutes of daily aerobic exercise showed lower body fat and visceral fat levels and significant improvements in insulin resistance compared with those in the control group, a study indicated. The findings in the Journal of the American Medical Association demonstrate that exercise may help curb diabetes risk in patients even at modest daily levels.

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