Less exercise means higher CVD, death risk in diabetes

11/26/2013 | Medscape (free registration)

A study in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology revealed type 2 diabetes patients who were less active had a 70% to 110% increased odds of coronary and cardiovascular disease and mortality compared with those who exercised at least three times a week. Researchers also found low-activity patients were 25% more likely than their more active counterparts to suffer coronary and cardiovascular events.

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