Type 2 diabetes as a redox disease

  title={Type 2 diabetes as a redox disease},
  author={J. Watson},
  journal={The Lancet},
  • J. Watson
  • Published 2014
  • Medicine
  • The Lancet
  • —and physical exercise seem to be benefi cial for several of the same diseases, including cancer, Alzheimer’s disease, and cardiovascular disease. 5,6 New evidence 7 shows that combinations of short-term metformin treatment with single acute bouts of exercise do not, as generally expected, enhance insulin sensitivity. In fact, metformin alone can attenuate much of the oxidative eff ect of exercise. 7 
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