Associations between physical fitness and HbA1c in type 2 diabetes mellitus

@article{Larose2010AssociationsBP,
  title={Associations between physical fitness and HbA1c in type 2 diabetes mellitus},
  author={Joanie Larose and Ronald J Sigal and Farah Khandwala and Denis Prud’homme and Normand G. Boul{\'e} and Glen P. Kenny},
  journal={Diabetologia},
  year={2010},
  volume={54},
  pages={93-102}
}
In people with type 2 diabetes, exercise improves glucose control (as reflected in HbA1c) and physical fitness, but it is not clear to what extent these exercise-induced improvements are correlated with one another. We hypothesised that reductions in HbA1c would be related: (1) to increases in aerobic fitness and strength respectively in patients performing aerobic training or resistance training; and (2) to changes in strength and aerobic fitness in patients performing aerobic and resistance… CONTINUE READING