Low cardiorespiratory fitness and physical inactivity as predictors of mortality in men with type 2 diabetes.

@article{Wei2000LowCF,
  title={Low cardiorespiratory fitness and physical inactivity as predictors of mortality in men with type 2 diabetes.},
  author={Ming Feng Wei and Larry W. Gibbons and James B. Kampert and Milton Z. Nichaman and Steven Noel Blair},
  journal={Annals of internal medicine},
  year={2000},
  volume={132 8},
  pages={605-11}
}
BACKGROUND Although physical activity is recommended as a basic treatment for patients with diabetes, its long-term association with mortality in these patients is unknown. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the association of low cardiorespiratory fitness and physical inactivity with mortality in men with type 2 diabetes. DESIGN Prospective cohort study. SETTING Preventive medicine clinic. PATIENTS 1263 men (50+/-10 years of age) with type 2 diabetes who received a thorough medical examination… CONTINUE READING
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