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Strength & Conditioning Journal:
doi: 10.1519/SSC.0b013e31829777dc
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Management of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: Resistance Training Effects

Grabert, Derek MS, CSCS,*D1; Feito, Yuri PhD, MPH, RCEP, CES2

Section Editor(s): Ronai, Peter MS, RCEP, CSCS*D, NSCA-CPT

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Abstract

ABSTRACT: TYPE 2 DIABETES MELLITUS (T2DM) IS AN EVOLVING CHRONIC HEALTH CONDITION. THOSE WITH THE DISEASE ARE PREDISPOSED TO OTHER HEALTH ISSUES, WHICH MAKES DISEASE MANAGEMENT DIFFICULT. HOWEVER, RESISTANCE TRAINING HAS PROVEN EFFECTIVE IN THE MANAGEMENT OF T2DM, SPECIFICALLY BY IMPROVING GLYCEMIC CONTROL IN THESE INDIVIDUALS.

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