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Physical Activity and Exercise for Diabetics: Diabetes in Control answers key questions about the uses and challenges of physical for diabetes management, including:
– How physical activity affects diabetes patients
– How/when a healthcare professional should or should not use exercise as a treatment for diabetic patients
– What does a healthcare professional needs to know to enhance the safety of physical activity for diabetes patients

Physical Activity Decreasing Risk of Comorbidities?

Exercise inversely correlated with HbA1c, diabetic ketoacidosis, BMI, and dyslipidemia in type 1 patients…. Barbara Bohn and colleagues from the University of Ulm in Germany looked at a cohort study with 18,028 adults with type 1 diabetes. Participants were classified according to their physical activity. The results of the study …

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Physical Activity During Pregnancy Reduces Gestational Diabetes Risk 30%

Those women who continued to exercise throughout their pregnancy achieved an even higher risk reduction… Gestational diabetes and excessive maternal weight gain are associated with many negative outcomes for both the mother and the baby including: pre-eclampsia, hypertension and preterm birth. Expectant mothers who are diagnosed with gestational diabetes are …

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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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