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Diabetes

07 June 2011

Exercise helps diabetics with sleep apnoea

Men who have type 2 diabetes in addition to obstructive sleep apnoea seem to benefit from a regular exercise regimen, a new study has found.

Men who have type 2 diabetes in addition to obstructive sleep apnoea seem to benefit from a regular exercise regimen, a new study has found.

Good exercise capacity has already been linked to a lower risk of death in patients with type 2 diabetes, Khosla added. The new study found that there is a similar relationship in men who also have obstructive sleep apnoea, a disorder that disrupts breathing during sleep.

Diabetes and sleep apnoea in men

 

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