Aerobic and Strength Training Good for Diabetes Control

Thursday, November 25, 2010 10:09
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Diabetes is a pretty big deal — with rising obesity it has become the epidemic of this century. 23.6 million children and adults in the United States alone are affected (7.8% of the population). Add another 57 million (give or take) who have pre-diabetes, and we have a crisis on our hands that is projected to triple by 2050, and cost over 3.3 trillion (with a “T”) by 2020.

It’s now pretty common sense that exercise does improve blood sugar control in type II diabetics, however most studies focus on singular exercise interventions.

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