Yoga helps steady blood glucose in diabetes patients, study finds

09/5/2011 | Reuters

Data on 123 middle-aged and older adults with type 2 diabetes found that those who added yoga classes to standard diabetes care for three months lost a small amount of weight and had stable blood glucose levels compared with the nonpracticing group, whose blood glucose levels rose. However, the findings in Diabetes Care do not suggest that yoga should replace other forms of exercise in patients with the disease, researchers said.

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