A UBC study has found that a few simple leg exercises can reduce the risk of diabetes complications, improve blood vessel function and lower the risk of heart problems.
New data about both the amount and timing of physical activity in reducing the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, as well as how it helps diabetes management, can really make a difference.
New research from New Zealand’s University of Otago suggests that people managing type 2 diabetes should walk after meals to gain the greatest blood sugar-lowering benefits.
Exercise is good for everyone — but some struggle more than others. Researchers have found that people with a family history of type 2 diabetes actually have to exercise more to achieve the same results as people without diabetic relatives.
New York City is one of the most walkable cities in the county, yet certain groups of residents are spending way too much time sitting around — enough to lower their life expectancy.