Study: Low-fat diet, exercise, stress reduction lower diabetes heart risk

03/3/2005 | USA Today

Exercise, stress reduction and an ultra-low fat diet developed by cardiologist Dean Ornish may help lower diabetics' risk for heart attacks, according to new research. The study of 461 diabetics with heart disease or at least two risk factors found the low-fat program, coupled with exercise and stress management, resulted in significant drops in blood sugar levels, blood pressure and LDL (bad cholesterol).

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