Strength Training Improves Blood Sugar Level in People with Diabetes

A new study from Brazilian scientists suggests that strength training may reduce liver fat and improve levels of blood sugar in people with obesity and diabetes.Strength Training Improves Blood Sugar Level in People with Diabetes

A team of researchers from the University of Campinas in São Paulo State, Brazil, conducted the study using a mouse model.

In the study, all mice were divided into three groups: the first group got a standard diet and sedentary lifestyle, the second one had a diet high in fat for 2 weeks and sedentary lifestyle, and the third group had the same diet as the second group but performed strength training sessions for 2 weeks.

The findings of the study showed that mice from the third group were still obese, yet their blood sugar levels significantly improved, and the mice from the groups that included sedentary lifestyle still had diabetes.

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