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You cannot hide, but you can run! Exercise and type 2 diabetes revisited.

Everyone agrees that exercise is good for those with and without diabetes. However, what sounds good in theory, is a bit more difficult to prove in real life. A clear effect of lifestyle intervention on hard outcomes has yet to be demonstrated. However, if we look at surrogate outcomes such as HbA1c, there is consistent and compelling evidence that exercise is beneficial. A new meta-analysis in Diabetologia aimed to settle the question what was most effective: supervised aerobic exercise training, resistance training, or a combination of both.

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