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

Can Exercise Make Up for a Poor Diet?

According to an editorial published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, even though physical activity is important for health, a healthy diet is essential for weight loss, and regular exercise will not make up for a poor diet… Many public health messages encourage the belief that obesity is entirely …

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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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