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Behavioral Intervention Improves Exercise Levels in Patients with Diabetes

Key clinical point: Behavioral intervention improves exercise levels in patients with type 2 diabetes.

Major finding: Patients with type 2 diabetes patients show significant increases in all physical activity and reduction in sedentary time with behavioral intervention.

Study details: Prospective, randomized, controlled trial in 300 patients with type 2 diabetes.

Disclosures: The Metabolic Fitness Association supported the study. Three authors reported grants and personal fees from pharmaceutical companies, and one author was an employee of Technogym. No other conflicts of interest were declared.


Balducci S et al. JAMA. 2019;321:880-90.