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The effects of acute and chronic exercise on insulin sensitivity in obesity and type 2 diabetes

  • D. J. O’Gorman
  • S. McQuaid
  • O. Yousif
  • Y. Rahman
  • D. Gasparro
  • T. P. Yeow
  • J. J. Nolan
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Conclusion

Exercise-mediated enhancement of insulin sensitivity is important for the treatment of T2DM. A single bout of exercise accounts for much of the overall improvement, therefore regular exercise is important to maintain the insulin sensitising effects.

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© Springer 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. J. O’Gorman
    • 1
  • S. McQuaid
    • 1
  • O. Yousif
    • 1
  • Y. Rahman
    • 1
  • D. Gasparro
    • 1
  • T. P. Yeow
    • 1
  • J. J. Nolan
    • 1
  1. 1.Metabolic Research UnitSt James’s HospitalDublinIreland

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