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All Exercise Beneficial For Type 2 Diabetics

In a review of 27 past studies, New Zealand researchers report that any type of exercise has significant benefits for those suffering from Type 2 diabetes. It also appears that the more severe the extent of the diabetes is, the more effective exercise will be. Researchers did find resistance training combined with cardiovascular exercise appears to be the most beneficial for controlling blood sugar in type 2 diabetics. It's also essential for type 2 diabetics to follow important dietary recommendations for their disease, as incorporation of exercise and dietary modifications will have far greater benefits than either exercise or dietary modifications alone.

Source: Diabetes Care, November 2006.