May 29, 2005
Doctor-supervised exercise as effective as insulin in controlling type 2 diabetesTopics: Medicine
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A Sydney hospital study on complex diabetic patients -- those who on average suffer from five medical conditions and take multiple medications -- found that 330 minutes of supervised exercise a week dropped the patients' blood pressure and cholesterol levels to normal levels and helped some patients stop insulin therapy altogether. On average, other patient medications were cut in half. Dr. Nic Kormas, from Concord Hospital, claims that the study is a breakthrough due to the complexity of the patients' situations.
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