SCIENCE JOURNAL

Exercise Improves Insulin Sensitivity

Exercise and insulin resistance in type 2 diabetes mellitus: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

MAR, 2019

Written by A. Sampath Kumar, Arun G. Maiya B.A. Shastry, K. Vaishali, N. Ravishankar, Animesh Hazari, Shubha Gundmi, Radhika Jadhav

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BACKGROUND

Insulin resistance is a determining factor in the pathophysiology of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). Exercise is known to improve insulin resistance, but a systematic review of the literature is lacking.

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OBJECTIVE

This systematic review and meta-analysis focused on identifying evidence for the effectiveness of a structured exercise intervention program for insulin resistance in T2DM.

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CONCLUSION

The evidence highlights the effectiveness of a structured exercise intervention program for insulin resistance in T2DM with a moderate level 2 of evidence.