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}
}
Exercise has become a standard therapy for patients with type 2 diabetes (1). Regular exercise improves conventional clinical risk factors, cardiorespiratory fitness, and components of the insulin resistance syndrome (2-6). However, it is unclear whether physical activity improves the prognosis of patients with diabetes. No data are available on the association of physical activity or cardiorespiratory fitness with mortality in patients with diabetes. The overall benefit of exercise for these… CONTINUE READING

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