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Diabetes

12 March 2012

Diabetics should lift weights before cardio

People with type 1 diabetes may have better blood sugar control during workouts if they lift weights before cardio exercise, according to a new study.

People with type 1 diabetes may have better blood sugar control during workouts if they lift weights before cardio exercise, according to a new study by Canadian researchers.

They met researchers at the laboratory for two experimental exercise sessions, which were held at least five days apart. At one session, they ran on a treadmill for 45 minutes and then lifted weights for 45 minutes. They switched the order for the other session.

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