2010-11/23 – AEROBIC EXERCISE AND RESISTANCE TRAINING FOR TYPE 2 DIABETICS
One of the most common questions patients with type 2 diabetes ask their physician is what kind of exercise program works best for improving their blood sugar levels over time. Is it aerobic exercise, resistance training or a combination of both? A new study shows that blood sugar levels over the long run do improve when patients follow an exercise program combining both aerobic and resistance training. Catherine Dolf explains in this week’s JAMA Report.