South Pacific Islanders resist type 2 diabetes: comparison of aerobic and resistance training

  title={South Pacific Islanders resist type 2 diabetes: comparison of aerobic and resistance training},
  author={William R. Sukala and Rachel A. Page and David Stephen Rowlands and Jeremy D Krebs and Isabelle Lys and Murray J. Leikis and Jan Pearce and Birinder S Cheema},
  journal={European Journal of Applied Physiology},
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of two exercise modalities for improving glycosylated hemoglobin (HbA1c) and associated clinical outcomes in Polynesian adults diagnosed with type 2 diabetes and visceral obesity. Twenty-six adults were randomized to receive resistance training or aerobic training, 3×/week, for 16 weeks. Dependent variables collected before and after intervention included: diabetes markers including HbA1c, blood lipids, relevant cytokines (C-reactive… CONTINUE READING
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