Study Shows Benefit of Exercise to Diabetics

July 22, 2011

An article in the Journal of the American Medical Association described the benefits to type 2 diabetics of walking 30 to 40 minutes and lifting weightsthree or more times per week. Participants in the study by Dr. Timothy Church, MD showed a 5% to 7% reductin in risk for cardiovascular disease after nine months. Reduced blood sugar levels also lowers the risk of such complications as kidney disease and eye damage.

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