A randomized controlled trial confirms previous observational findings that active commuting is an effective means of reducing body fat, equivalent to doing five sessions of vigorous activity per week.
The opening named lecture of the conference – the Rank Nutrition lecture – was presented this year by Nita Forouhi, from the University of Cambridge, who gave an overview of the often contradictory evidence linking diet to diabetes risk.
The influence of daily lifestyle activity and structured exercise on health improvement for persons with diabetes is reviewed and some behavioral prescription recommendations are derived from the literature.
Bessesen D, Bergouignan A. In: Diabetes and Exercise. Edited by Reusch JEB, Regensteiner JG, Stewart KJ, Veves A. Springer International Publishing AG, 2018. pp:175–184.
This chapter reviews the lessons learned from the Diabetes Prevention Program and the Action for Health in Diabetes studies regarding the health benefits of increasing physical activity in type 2 diabetes.
Gibbs BB, Jakicic JM. In: Diabetes and Exercise. Edited by Reusch JEB, Regensteiner JG, Stewart KJ, Veves A. Springer International Publishing AG, 2018. pp:175–184.