Physical activity in relation to cardiovascular disease and total mortality among men with type 2 diabetes.

@article{Tanasescu2003PhysicalAI,
  title={Physical activity in relation to cardiovascular disease and total mortality among men with type 2 diabetes.},
  author={Mihaela Tanasescu and Michael F. Leitzmann and Eric B. Rimm and Frank B Hu},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={2003},
  volume={107 19},
  pages={
          2435-9
        }
}
BACKGROUND The present study was conducted to examine the relationship of physical activity with risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and mortality among men with type 2 diabetes. CVD risk and mortality are increased in type 2 diabetes. Few epidemiological studies have investigated the effect of physical activity on these outcomes among type 2 diabetics. METHODS AND RESULTS Of the 3058 men who reported a diagnosis of diabetes at age 30 years or older in the Health Professionals' Follow-up… CONTINUE READING
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