A1C change after exercise best predicted by reduced body fat

05/21/2013 | PhysiciansBriefing.com

A study in Diabetes Care found changes in A1C were best predicted by reduced body fat and improved fitness in type 2 diabetes patients who underwent exercise training for nine months. Researchers said those with higher estimated metabolic equivalents and reduced trunk fat mass or waist circumference after training were more likely to have lower A1C and/or reduced use of diabetes drugs.

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