AHA: Diabetics need at least 2.5 hours of exercise a week

06/11/2009 | Medscape (free registration)

New recommendations from the American Heart Association call for diabetics to get a minimum two and half hours of moderate exercise each week to reduce their risk of cardiovascular disease. The scientific statement said the time should be divided into at least three sessions. A regimen of 90 minutes of vigorous exercise each week could be an alternative for some patients, the AHA suggested.

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