A prospective study of weight training and risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus in men.

@article{Grntved2012APS,
  title={A prospective study of weight training and risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus in men.},
  author={Anders Gr\ontved and Eric B. Rimm and Walter C Willett and Lars Bo Andersen and Frank B Hu},
  journal={Archives of internal medicine},
  year={2012},
  volume={172 17},
  pages={1306-12}
}
BACKGROUND The role of weight training in the primary prevention of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is largely unknown. METHODS To examine the association of weight training with risk of T2DM in US men and to assess the influence of combining weight training and aerobic exercise, we performed a prospective cohort study of 32 002 men from the Health Professionals Follow-up Study observed from 1990 to 2008. Weekly time spent on weight training and aerobic exercise (including brisk walking… CONTINUE READING
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