Tuesday, December 6, 2011

UMass Amherst Researchers Test a Drug-Exercise Program Designed to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

In continuation of my update on Metformin...

Kinesiology researcher Barry Braun of the University of Massachusetts Amherst and colleagues recently reported unexpected results of a study suggesting that exercise and one of the most commonly prescribed drugs for diabetes, metformin, each improves insulin resistance when used alone, but when used together, metformin blunted the full effect of a 12-week exercise program in pre-diabetic men and women.

Ref : http://www.umass.edu/newsoffice/newsreleases/articles/142505.php

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