Exercise and diet reduce risk of diabetes, US study showsBMJ 2001; 323 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.323.7309.359 (Published 18 August 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;323:359
- Fred Charatan
Patients vulnerable to type 2 diabetes can more than halve their risk of developing the disease by eating a low fat diet and taking half an hour of exercise a day, says new US research from the National Institutes of Health.
The study found that for patients at risk of type 2 diabetes diet and exercise were more effective than the drug metformin at preventing the disease. The findings come from …