A controlled randomized study on the effect of long-term physical exercise on the metabolic control in type 2 diabetic patients.

The effects of 4 months' physical exercise on the metabolic control in non-insulin-dependent diabetes were studied in 25 patients divided randomly into exercise (n = 13) and control (n = 12) groups. In the exercise group glycosylated hemoglobin A1 fell from 9.6-8.6% (p less than 0.01) and the 2 hour plasma glucose in oral glucose tolerance test decreased… CONTINUE READING