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Pumping Iron Can Help the Diabetic Patient

Evidence based practice

A little resistance training goes a long way to help diabetics manage their sugar levels. The article profiled a woman with diabetes who has benefited in weight loss and better diabetes control through a program that includes resistance training, as the study indicates. Wylene Watts, physical therapist discussed the importance of activity for people with diabetes, including the benefits such as increased energy and lowering blood sugar levels.

March 30, 2009
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