Efficacy of a pedometer-based physical activity program on parameters of diabetes control in type 2 diabetes mellitus.

@article{Araiza2006EfficacyOA,
  title={Efficacy of a pedometer-based physical activity program on parameters of diabetes control in type 2 diabetes mellitus.},
  author={Paul Araiza and Hilary A Hewes and Carrie Gashetewa and Chantal A Vella and Mark R. Burge},
  journal={Metabolism: clinical and experimental},
  year={2006},
  volume={55 10},
  pages={1382-7}
}
The aim of the study was to determine whether a recommendation to walk 10000 steps per day would result in significant improvements in glycemic control, insulin sensitivity, and cardiovascular risk in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. The study was a 6-week randomized controlled trial that included 30 patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. After 10 days of baseline activity, patients were randomized into 2 groups: control and active. The control group (n = 15) was instructed to continue… CONTINUE READING

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