GUIDELINES FOR A "DOC" PHYSICAL EXERCISE WITH PEOPLE WITH DIABETES
The watchword for a sedentary who wants to finally get closer to sport is to start gradually, possibly after an evaluation specialist and plan the exercise program with the support of the doctor and a personal trainer graduated in motor safety.
More and more studies indicate that exercise works like a real anti-diabetes medicine. That physical exercise is good is also known to all. Less clear is which form of exercise is really beneficial for the patient and his diabetes; in short, we continue to give vague indications of 'doing more physical activity', without however going so far as to 'prescribe' physical exercise, indicating the duration, intensity and type of exercises
Which type of Is training suitable?
To avoid getting fat or to lose weight it can be useful to know how much physical activity is necessary to "consume" what is taken with the diet. The following are general guidelines on the minutes of walking, cycling or running needed to consume the energy equivalent to some portions of food in common use.
Both aerobic exercise and resistance to increase muscle strength are indicated in the treatment of type 2 diabetes. Aerobic exercise (eg walking briskly, running, cycling, skiing background, etc.) serves to reduce weight, in particular the abdominal fat mass, improves the efficiency of the cardiovascular system (VO2max or the maximum transport of oxygen to the muscles), metabolic control and reduces cardiovascular risk factors. The endurance exercise (eg weight lifting or exercises with elastic bands) serves to increase muscle strength.
Even a simple 30-45 minute daily walk, preferably with a slightly expedited step, translates into significant benefits from the point of view of diabetes.
The minimum frequency?
The minimum frequency of exercise involving benefits in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus is two weekly sessions,