Strength training improves muscle quality and insulin sensitivity in Hispanic older adults with type 2 diabetes

@article{Brooks2006StrengthTI,
  title={Strength training improves muscle quality and insulin sensitivity in Hispanic older adults with type 2 diabetes},
  author={Naomi E. Brooks and Jennifer E. Layne and Patricia L. Gordon and Ronenn Roubenoff and Miriam E Nelson and Carmen Castaneda-Sceppa},
  journal={International Journal of Medical Sciences},
  year={2006},
  volume={4},
  pages={19 - 27}
}
Hispanics are at increased risk of morbidity and mortality due to their high prevalence of diabetes and poor glycemic control. Strength training is the most effective lifestyle intervention to increase muscle mass but limited data is available in older adults with diabetes. We determined the influence of strength training on muscle quality (strength per unit of muscle mass), skeletal muscle fiber hypertrophy, and metabolic control including insulin resistance (Homeostasis Model Assessment -HOMA… CONTINUE READING

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