Study touts resistance training for older patients with diabetes

03/13/2013 | Medscape (free registration)

Progressive resistance training improved insulin resistance and glucose control among older patients with type 2 diabetes, according to a study of 103 adults published on the website of Diabetes Care. "We saw improvements in metabolic health similar to those seen with the addition of a second diabetic medication," lead researcher Yorgi Mavros said. Previous studies have shown that a combination of aerobic exercise and resistance training yields the best outcomes.

View Full Article in:

Medscape (free registration)

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Associate Director, Compliance Business Partner I
Boehringer Ingelheim
Ridgefield, CT
European Sales Manager
SentreHEART, Inc.
Germany, Benelux, UK
REG AFFAIRS PROJ MGR - 1400000A7F
Abbott
San Jose, CA
SPECIALIST II SYSTEMS INTEGRATION - 140000033P
Abbott
Dallas, TX
Attorney
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES Food and Drug Administration Office of the Chief Counsel
Silver Spring, MD, MD