Effectiveness of structured exercise program on insulin resistance in type 2 diabetes mellitus – A pilot study

A. Sampath Kumar, Arun G. Maiya, B. A. Shastry, K. Vaishali, Animesh Hazari, Radhika Jadhav

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Abstract

Complications resulted due to diabetes are known to be a leading cause of morbidity & mortality among people. While this is a serious issue, it can be delayed and prevented by following a healthy diet and physical activity schedule along with prescribed medication. In the study conducted, a total of 12 T2DM male participants in the age group of 30-65 years included. The criteria of exclusion for the participants were those with T1DM, Respiratory disease, Neurological disorders, musculoskeletal problems. The average age of participants in the control group was 59.0±8.6 & 47.25±3.20 in the study group. The participants underwent a structured exercise program. The study showed a significant improvement in their fasting blood sugar (P<0.01) when compared to the control group & also there was also statistical difference seen in fasting insulin level (P<0.03) from pre-intervention to post-intervention.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)88-91
Number of pages4
JournalIndian Journal of Public Health Research and Development
Volume9
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 01-11-2018

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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