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Ghorbani A, Ziaee A, Yazdi Z, Khoeyni M, Khoshpanjeh M. Effects of Short-term Exercise Program on Blood Glucose, Lipids, and HbA1c in Type 2 Diabetes. IJDO 2012; 4 (1) :19-25
URL: http://ijdo.ssu.ac.ir/article-1-69-en.html
Metabolic Disease Research Center, Qazvin university Of Medical Sciences, Qazvin, Iran.
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OBJECTIVE: For decades, exercise has been considered as a cornerstone for managing diabetes. The current study aimed to determine the effects of short-term exercise on blood glucose, lipids and HbA1C in type-2 diabetes mellitus. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A total of 61 diabetic patients were randomly selected. Later, subjects with capability of doing exercise took part in a special four-week exercise program. The blood glucose, lipid levels (before and after 4 weeks) and HbA1C (before and three months after exercise program) of 32 subjects were measured and compared in the time scales. RESULTS: Our results showed a significant reduction in blood glucose and lipid concentrations. However, the reduction observed in HbA1C was not significant (P=0.12). Comparison of pre- and post-exercise results demonstrated a significant improved glycemic control. CONCLUSION: The findings confirm the benefits of exercise training in type 2 diabetic patients. There are many studies which support the importance of physical activities program in controlling and preventing the common metabolic disorder and its complication
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2012/08/13 | Published: 2012/05/15

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