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Year: 2018 | Month: September | Volume: 8 | Issue: 9 | Pages: 235-238

Exercise and Type 2 Diabetes: A mini review

Faisal Suleh Hayyat

Department of Physical Education and Sports Science, Annamalai University, Annamalai Nagar, Chidamaram, Tamilnadu, India.

Corresponding Author: Faisal Suleh Hayyat


The type 2 diabetes is one of the major causes of deaths worldwide. Type II diabetes is a major risk factor for vascular disease with 65% of all diabetic deaths being due to cardiovascular disease. The aim of this study is to review the relevant evidence on the interrelationships between exercise and type II diabetes. The review has shown the effect of exercise on the control of type II diabetes, being suggested as one of the finest kinds of non-pharmacological treatments. Here, we present recent findings suggesting the benefits of exercise against type II diabetes.

Key words: Exercise; Type II diabetes.

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