Inspiratory muscle training in type 2 diabetes with inspiratory muscle weakness.

@article{Corra2011InspiratoryMT,
  title={Inspiratory muscle training in type 2 diabetes with inspiratory muscle weakness.},
  author={Ana Paula dos Santos Corr{\^e}a and Jorge Pinto Ribeiro and Fernanda Machado Balzan and Lorena Mundstock and Elton Luiz Ferlin and Ruy Silveira Moraes},
  journal={Medicine and science in sports and exercise},
  year={2011},
  volume={43 7},
  pages={1135-41}
}
PURPOSE Patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus may present weakness of the inspiratory muscles. We tested the hypothesis that inspiratory muscle training (IMT) could improve inspiratory muscle strength, pulmonary function, functional capacity, and autonomic modulation in patients with type 2 diabetes and weakness of the inspiratory muscles. METHODS Maximal inspiratory muscle pressure (PImax) was evaluated in a sample of 148 patients with type 2 diabetes. Of these, 25 patients with PImax<70… CONTINUE READING
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