How Can Physiotherapy Help Tackle Type 2 Diabetes?

New NICE (National Institute for Health & Care Excellence) Guidelines has been published in September 2017. It states that health professionals, such as physiotherapists, should tell high-risk patients that lifestyle changes could reduce their risk of developing the condition. This includes exercising as well as eating a healthy diet. Physiotherapists have the knowledge and expertise […]

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Who would have thought that exercise can be as effective as drugs for treating heart disease and diabetes?!

A review in the British Medical Journal by Naci et al (2013) suggests that exercise and medication are potentially similar in their benefits for people suffering from heart disease, recovering from stroke and preventing diabetes.   Exercise is already known to reduce the risk of people developing heart disease and diabetes. And for people who […]

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