Clinical Application of Exercise Therapy in Diabetes

  • Masayuki HosoiEmail author
  • Yosuke Yakushiji
  • Shiro Tanaka


This chapter describes the practical prescription for exercise therapy for diabetes mellitus. After careful medical check, a prescription for exercise must be ordered from the following viewpoints: the purpose of exercise, the mode of exercise, the frequency and duration of exercise, the intensity of exercise, the place for exercise, and the patients to be prohibited or restricted from exercise.


Diabetes mellitus Aerobic Resistance Exercise Physical activities 


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    Hosoi M (2015) Exercise therapy for diabetic patients. In: Yamaguchi T, Kitahara M (eds) Today’s therapy 2015. Igakushoin, Tokyo, pp 694–696Google Scholar

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© Springer Japan 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  • Masayuki Hosoi
    • 1
    Email author
  • Yosuke Yakushiji
    • 1
  • Shiro Tanaka
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Diabetic MedicineOsaka City General HospitalOsakaJapan
  2. 2.Department of Sport and Health ScienceOsaka Sangyo UniversityOsakaJapan

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