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Diabetes Forecast

The Healthy Living Magazine

Weight Loss and Exercise Improve Mobility

Support and education are important elements of diabetes care, but a study of more than 5,000 obese people with type 2 diabetes says people do better when those elements are supplemented with exercise and weight loss. After four years on a weight-loss and fitness program, participants had a 48 percent decrease in mobility-related disability compared with a group that received only educational support.
Source: The New England Journal of Medicine, March 29, 2012

 
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