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Examining the role of exercise and physical activity in the management of diabetes.

Exercise Therapy for Painful Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy

Some positive effects seen but no decrease in pain intensity was observed…. A common complication of diabetes is painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy (P-DPN). Current standard of care for patients with P-DPN involves pharmacological interventions that are limited by their potential adverse side effects. Numerous drugs are still being developed and …

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Abdominal Obesity Can Be Treated with Exercise

For patients who are obese and sedentary, any exercise can help trim abdominal fat, but it may take a bit more effort to get other health benefits… Robert Ross, PhD, an exercise physiologist at Queen’s University in Kingston, Canada, and colleagues recruited 300 people in their 40s and 50s who …

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Exercise Makes People Live Young

In the study, the older athletes’ physical functions were more similar to that of young adults than of people their age… In a cross-sectional cohort study, researchers measured the relationship between age and physiological activity in healthy older individuals. The study included 84 male and 41 female cyclists aged 55 …

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