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

Exercise Cannot Offset Too Much Sitting

Greater sedentary time was associated with increased risk of adverse health outcomes, including early death, even in those who otherwise exercised regularly, a meta-analysis indicated. With data pooled from 41 primary research studies, researchers found that long periods of sitting time were positively correlated with all-cause mortality and other outcomes, …

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Resistance Exercise Helps to Avoid Falls

Patients with diabetic peripheral neuropathy were slower and clumsier than their healthier counterparts when going up and down stairs due in part to weak muscles, poor coordination and sensory damage, according to a study. However, researchers said resistance training may help patients build up strength and reduce the risk of …

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